What is SkyMonk.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 SkyMonk.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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SkyMonk.exe file information

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

The process known as SkyMonk Client belongs to software SkyMonk Client by unknown.

Description: SkyMonk.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. SkyMonk.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 372,224 bytes (37% of all occurrences), 360,448 bytes, 364,544 bytes or 377,856 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. The SkyMonk.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run, MACHINE\User Shell Folders). SkyMonk.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 49% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall SkyMonk Client, or try to get help from the software vendor. Click on SkyMonk Client in the Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it, or click on to visit the vendor's website.

Recommended: Identify SkyMonk.exe related errors

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

Wird als Downloader von unseriƶsen Shareserver eingesetz. Wird Skymonk gestartet werden Werbeprogramme und Malware heruntergeladen und auf dem Rechner installiert.
  H.Weber Heilbronn - GoWS IT-Service  

Summary: Average user rating of SkyMonk.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. 2 users think SkyMonk.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving SkyMonk issues

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