How to remove an sysmon error
The free file information forum can help you determine if sysmon.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Sysmon.exe file information
Description: sysmon.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 7,200 bytes (31% of all occurrences), 4,640 bytes and 5 more variants.
Sysmon.exe is not a Windows system file. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. File sysmon.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell). Therefore the technical security rating is 75% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify sysmon.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "sysmon" definitely not required. Added by the BIZEX WORM!
- "System Monitor" can run at start up. Comes with some Aopen motherboards. Monitors CPU temp, voltage and fan speed. Warns if any become abnormal
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sysmon.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the sysmon.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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