What does the DAMon.exe file do?
The DAMon.exe process is also known as MessageApp MFC Application and is a part of MessageApp Application. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of DAMon.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- MessageApp MFC Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- MessageApp MFC Application 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)
- DAMon.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module DAMon.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about DAMon.exe MessageApp MFC Application
DAMon.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. DAMon.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" (mostly C:\Program Files\Dell\Support\Alert\bin\).
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 270,336 bytes (69% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 282,624 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. DAMon.exe was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The application is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. DAMon.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 63% 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 DAMon.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 DAMon?
|Dell Utility |
|Seems to be a Dell support service. It's your preference to disable it. |
|causes failure to close winxp pro |
Summary: One user judges DAMon.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net
How to uninstall MessageApp Application
To remove MessageApp MFC Application 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 MessageApp Application in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if DAMon.exe (MessageApp MFC Application) 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 MessageApp MFC Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for MessageApp MFC Application 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 DAMon.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.