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What is LMonitor.exe?

LMonitor.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if LMonitor.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

LMonitor.exe file information

The process known as UpdateMonitor MFC Application belongs to software UpdateMonitor Application by unknown.

Description: LMonitor.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. LMonitor.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - mostly C:\Program Files\MSI\Live Update 3\. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 482,816 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 496,640 bytes and 5 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/lmonitor.exe.html 
There is no file information. LMonitor.exe is not a Windows system file. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with LMonitor.exe, you can also completely remove MSI Live (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

Recommended: Identify LMonitor.exe related errors

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "LiveMonitor" is not required to run at start up. MSI Live Update - auto-detects and suggests the latest BIOS/Driver/Utilities information

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as LMonitor.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the LMonitor.exe 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

Live Monitor - Autoupdate tool for MSI made motherboard and system components
  Magus   (further information)
Ich hab die Datei über die MSI-Hompage runtergeladen. Ist ein Updateprog für das Motherboard.
  Sebastian Schmidt  
MSI Live Update
This is an program which checks for updates for your MSI products
MSI live Update
msi live update
mein Rechner läuft auf Hochtouren (CPU-Auslastung nahe 100%)... nachdem ich manuell das Prog. im Taskmanager schließe, geht`s wieder

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of LMonitor.exe: based on 8 votes with 7 user comments.
5 users think LMonitor.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user is not sure about it.

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