What does the imontray.exe file do?
The imontray.exe process is also known as imontray MFC Application and is a part of imontray Application or, as the case may be, Intel® Network Connections. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of imontray.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- imontray MFC Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- imontray 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)
- imontray.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module imontray.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about imontray.exe imontray MFC Application
imontray.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file imontray.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 32,768 bytes.
It has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 39% 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 imontray.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 imontray?
|imontray.exe is Intel Active Monitor Tray Icon - safe to close, but closing this will not close the program. You must close imonnt.exe (2000/xp) to close it. (further information...) |
|Imontray comes with Intel motherboards to monitor the temperature and voltage of components. Computer beeps when set parameters exceeded. |
Prof M Sherebrin P. Eng
Summary: 2 users judge imontray.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall imontray Application or Intel® Network Connections
To remove imontray 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 imontray Application or Intel® Network Connections in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if imontray.exe (imontray 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 imontray MFC Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for imontray 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 imontray.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.