What is ravmond.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 ravmond.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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Ravmond.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with ravmond
Ravmond.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as ravmond belongs to software Rising AntiVirus (version 2010, 2011, 2012, 2009) or Rising Internet Security by Beijing Rising Information Technology Co. (

Description: Ravmond.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Ravmond.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 277,552 bytes (47% of all occurrences), 167,544 bytes and 8 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. Ravmond.exe is not a Windows system file. Ravmond.exe is a Verisign signed file. Ravmond.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. Therefore the technical security rating is 29% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with ravmond.exe, you may also do the following:

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

I don't know anything about Ravmond.exe, except that each time I boot up my system, I get an error message stating that the system cannot find this program, so now that I have a little time I am researching it.
Its the main process for RISING ANTIVIRUS
Virus Scanner Rissing
ravmon.exe is a Security Monitor from Beijing Rising Technology Co., Ltd. belonging to Rising Anti-Virus Monitor . If the file is running from C:\WINDOWS\system32\RavMon.exe, then it`s more than likely a trojan infection.
  Ken   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of ravmond.exe: based on 3 votes with 4 user comments. One user thinks ravmond.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving ravmond issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with ravmond. 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 ravmond.exe 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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