What is CareMon.exe?

The genuine CareMon.exe file is a software component of PowerSuite Golden by Spotmau.
This file is the PC Health Check Care Monitor, which is included in the PowerSuite Golden Edition software package. It monitors for a variety of issues in real time, and looks for hidden issues that may normally be overlooked such as registry defects and system conflicts. PowerSuite Golden Edition has a multitude of tools for maintaining your PC at a high level.

CareMon stands for CareMonitor

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 CareMon.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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CareMon.exe file information

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

The process known as CareMon belongs to software Spotmau PowerSuite Golden (version 2012) or Wondershare (version 1-Click PC Care) or TuneUp360 or Spotmau PowerSuite Golden Edition or Spotmau PowerSuite (version 2012) by Wondershare Software Co..

Description: CareMon.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. CareMon.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 146,792 bytes (86% of all occurrences) or 148,024 bytes. 
There is no file information. The program is not visible. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. It is not a Windows core file. It is a Verisign signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with CareMon.exe, you can search the support area on the Spotmau website, search for an update on the vendor’s website or completely remove Spotmau PowerSuite Golden 2012 or Wondershare 1-Click PC Care (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify CareMon.exe related errors

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

It makes things freeze or hang at startup for about a good minute,such as, some startup programs and my network. My O.S. is Win7_x64. The program was installed with my Spotmau. I don't see a way to uninstall the TuneUp360 monitor without uninstalling Spotmau. Perhaps I should try to uninstall Spotmau and reinstall it, to see if it gives me an option to not install TuneUp360 monitor. For now, I have disabled "CareMone" services at this time, to prevent those issue, I've have discussed.

Summary: Average user rating of CareMon.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving CareMon issues

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