What does the IEMonitor.exe file do?
The IEMonitor.exe process is also known as Internet Download Manager agent for click monitoring in IE-based browsers and is a part of Internet Download Manager or, as the case may be, IEMonitor Application. This software is produced by Tonec (www.tonec.com). An obsolete or defective version of IEMonitor.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- IEMonitor.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- IEMonitor.exe 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)
- IEMonitor.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module IEMonitor.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about IEMonitor.exe IEMonitor.exe
IEMonitor.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file IEMonitor.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subdirectory of C:\ or, as the case may be, on C:\.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 263,600 bytes (55% of all these files), 269,848 bytes as well as 6 other variants.
This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. IEMonitor.exe also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. IEMonitor.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 54% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
- A IEMonitor.exe file has a 58% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 6,581,760 bytes (33% of all these files), 263,600 bytes or, as the case may be, 268,248 bytes. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The IEMonitor file is no part of Microsoft Windows. It has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. IEMonitor.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes as well as track other applications.
- A IEMonitor.exe file has a 66% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in in a subdirectory of the "My Documents" folder. In this case, the file size is usually 337,328 bytes. The IEMonitor file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. IEMonitor.exe is capable of record keystrokes.
- A IEMonitor.exe file has a 76% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in in a subdirectory of the Windows Temp folder. In this case, the file size is usually 269,848 bytes.
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 IEMonitor.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 IEMonitor?
|internet download manager |
|it lies in windows direcotry eating your memory. |
|i always delete some process after starting my computer including ie monitor process. seems not affecting my computer when i deleted it from task manager.its not crucial process.=) |
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|IEMonitor.exe is a process from Internet Download Manager by Tonec Inc. and part of IEMonitor Application. |
|Increase download rates, is harmless |
Summary: 7 users judge IEMonitor.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, one user has already deleted IEMonitor.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Internet Download Manager or IEMonitor Application
To remove IEMonitor.exe 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 Internet Download Manager or IEMonitor Application in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if IEMonitor.exe (IEMonitor.exe) 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 IEMonitor.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for IEMonitor.exe 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 IEMonitor.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.