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What is MOM.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the MOM.exe 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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MOM.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with MOM
MOM.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Catalyst Control Center: Monitoring program or ccc-core-static belongs to software Catalyst Control Centre or Catalyst Control Center - Branding or Catalyst Control Center or AMD VISION Engine Control Center by Advanced Micro Devices (www.amd.com) or ATI Technologies (www.ati.com).

Description: MOM.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file MOM.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 49,152 bytes (58% of all occurrences), 65,536 bytes, 299,008 bytes or 299,520 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/mom.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. The MOM.exe file is not a Windows core file. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. MOM.exe appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 29% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
The software publisher AMD provides direct support (support.amd.com/) and update information (support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx). You could completely remove Catalyst Control Center or ccc-core-static (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MOM.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the MOM.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.

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User Comments

ATI Monitor
  123  
If you have ATI Catalyst Control Center, it shouldn't be a problem. It is one of those default things that happens
  Darion   (further information)
It's from ATI and it doesn't heart your computer. ;)
  Villa  
AMD VISION Engine Control Center
   
once i saw this mom.exe at any pc,it will cause TROJAN infection at the end.action taken (format pc)
  Nor Azman Bin Yaakob  
its an ati driver, also with ati (or AMD) is CCC.exe
   
My computer kept crashing, and the speed and accuracy, especially of spaces, was greatly diminshed. I noticed that MOM.exe and CCC.exe were using a lot memory. I deleted them both. Now my computer is running faster and doesn't crash as often. Typing anything while using Internet Explorer is still a bit delayed, but the speed and accuracy has improved. Deleting MOM.exe and CCC.exe improves speed.
   
Its passive and does'nt do anything just leave it
  PRO  
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Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of MOM.exe: based on 84 votes with 9 reviews. 42 users think MOM.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 14 users think it's probably harmless. 18 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. 8 users think MOM.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 9 users don't grade MOM.exe ("not sure about it").


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Best practices for resolving MOM issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with MOM. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the MOM.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.



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