What is UMonit.exe?
UMonit.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if UMonit.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
UMonit.exe file information
The process known as Gene USB Monitor or ChangeIcon MFC Application or UMonit MFC Application belongs to software Gene USB Monitor or ChangeIcon Application or UMonit Application or MediaGear USB2.0 Card Reader by General.
Description: UMonit.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. UMonit.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 53,248 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 200,704 bytes and 10 more variants.
UMonit.exe is not a Windows core file. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program is not visible. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. UMonit.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 61% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
There is a possibility to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > MediaGear USB2.0 Card Reader).
Recommended: Identify UMonit.exe related errors
If UMonit.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 49,152 bytes (27% of all occurrences), 40,960 bytes and 5 more variants. The application has no file description. The program is not visible. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. UMonit.exe is not a Windows system file. UMonit.exe is able to record inputs.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "UMonit" can run at start up. Alerts when USB device is plugged in
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as UMonit.exe. Therefore, you should check the UMonit.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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