What does the IAAnotif.exe file do?
The IAAnotif.exe process is also known as Event Monitor User Notification Tool and is a part of RAID Event Monitor or, as the case may be, Intel Matrix Storage Manager. This software is produced by Intel (www.intel.com). An obsolete or defective version of IAAnotif.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Event Monitor User Notification Tool has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Event Monitor User Notification Tool 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)
- IAAnotif.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module IAAnotif.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about IAAnotif.exe Event Monitor User Notification Tool
IAAnotif.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file IAAnotif.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" (e.g. C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Application Accelerator\).
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 186,904 bytes (34% of all these files), 151,552 bytes as well as 11 other variants.
The IAAnotif file is not part of the Windows operating system. This IAAnotif.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. IAAnotif.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 35% 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 IAAnotif.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 IAAnotif?
|Intel Software Raid Driver installed file |
|Use in Intel's Application Accelerator File for motherboards with built-in RAID |
|Disk management. was already there on my brand new Dell computer. |
|Intel Aplication Accelerator Software |
|RAID Driver (DELL preinstalled) |
Summary: 17 users judge IAAnotif.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall RAID Event Monitor or Intel Matrix Storage Manager
To remove Event Monitor User Notification Tool 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 RAID Event Monitor or Intel Matrix Storage Manager in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if IAAnotif.exe (Event Monitor User Notification Tool) 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 Event Monitor User Notification Tool. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Event Monitor User Notification Tool 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 IAAnotif.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.