What is GameMon.des?

Please read below to decide for yourself whether the GameMon.des on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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GameMon.des file information

The process known as nProtect Game Monitor Rev (version 1501, 2024, 1752, 1438, 1291, 1925) belongs to software nProtect GameGuard Service or nProtect Game Monitor or PHANTASY STAR ONLINE (version 2) by INCA Internet Co. (

Description: GameMon.des is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. GameMon.des is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,665,203 bytes (12% of all occurrences), 3,685,968 bytes and 6 more variants. 
The program is not visible. GameMon.des is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 43% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If any problems with nProtect GameGuard or EuropeMapleStory occur, you can ask for help from Support or uninstall the software using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify GameMon.des related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as GameMon.des, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the GameMon.des process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Game Mon ist ein Hackschutz von spielen und nicht gefährlich
I downloaded sometime ago a internet game called Flyff, which is provided through The program is to stop hackers from messing with their game... I think anyway!
  Andy   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of GameMon.des: based on 3 votes with 2 user comments. 2 users think GameMon.des is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving GameMon issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with GameMon. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the GameMon.des process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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