What is RxMon.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 RxMon.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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RxMon.exe file information

The process known as Roxio AudioCentral Media Manager Tray App belongs to software AudioCentral Media Manager by Roxio (

Description: RxMon.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file RxMon.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (mostly C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\). The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 319,488 bytes. 
The file is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. The program has no visible window. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: The software vendor offers the option to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > Easy CD & DVD Creator 6).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as RxMon.exe. Therefore, you should check the RxMon.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

my firewall is telling me that RxMon is trying to access certain ports on my computer.
  ron roehm  
It is a Roxio Easy CD Creator file. I don't think it is dangerous, but for short periods of time, it can hog your processor. Do a 'control, alt delete', click on processes and you can see that shortly after you boot up this program sends information to the computer. It will then stop and wait in the background until Roxio is activated.
My "NEW" YMP-41 Ultra Slim Mp3 player seems to have this file on it as well. Upon plugging it into my USB port, my Anti-virus detected it as being infected with WORM/Rjump.C

Summary: Average user rating of RxMon.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks RxMon.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving RxMon issues

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