How to remove an hcmon error
The file hcmon.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the OS, hardware etc.
The free file information forum can help you determine if hcmon.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Hcmon.sys file information
Description: The file hcmon.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 22,016 bytes (71% of all occurrences), 17,668 bytes or 20,100 bytes.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. File hcmon.sys is not a Windows system file. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. hcmon.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 18% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of any problems with hcmon.sys, you could also uninstall the software VMware Workstation or VMware Player using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).
Recommended: Identify hcmon.sys related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as hcmon.sys, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the hcmon.sys 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.
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