What does the ACMonitor_X73.exe file do?
The ACMonitor_X73.exe process is also known as ACMonitor and is a part of Lexmark (Version X73) or, as the case may be, ACMonitor. This software is produced by Silitek (www.silitek.com). An obsolete or defective version of ACMonitor_X73.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ACMonitor has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ACMonitor has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ACMonitor_X73.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ACMonitor_X73.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ACMonitor_X73.exe ACMonitor
ACMonitor_X73.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. ACMonitor_X73.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in the "C:\Program Files" directory - in most cases C:\Program Files\LEXMARKX73\.
The file size is 53,248 bytes.
The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). ACMonitor_X73.exe does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 50% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves ACMonitor_X73.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about ACMonitor_X73?
|Lexmark X84/X85 Button Monitor. Background task installed by the drivers for the Lexmark X84 or X85 multifunction printer/scanner/copier. This background task monitors the X84/X85 for activity and interacts with ACBTNMGR_X84/85 above for operations involving the PC (e.g. scan to e-mail). Also, for large copy jobs it relays the current copy count back to ACBTNMGR_X84-X85 so you can view it on your PC. |
|Error message (ACMonitor needs to close, close program) so i type ACMonitor into Google to find out just what this is? OS is Vista and I had just tried keyword here "tried" to install Lexmark X84 drivers with no sucsess.. and now this error thanx slayer108 my hats off to ya |
Summary: One user judges ACMonitor_X73.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Lexmark or ACMonitor
To remove ACMonitor from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Lexmark or ACMonitor in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if ACMonitor_X73.exe (ACMonitor) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of ACMonitor. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ACMonitor or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or ACMonitor_X73.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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