What does the iusb3mon.exe file do?
The iusb3mon.exe process is also known as iusb3mon or, as the case may be, Intel® USB (Version 3.0 Monitor) and is a part of Intel® USB (Version 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller, 3.0 eXtensible, 3.0 Monitor, 3.0 eXtensible Host). This software is produced by Intel (www.intel.com). An obsolete or defective version of iusb3mon.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- iusb3mon has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- iusb3mon 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)
- iusb3mon.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module iusb3mon.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about iusb3mon.exe iusb3mon
iusb3mon.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Iusb3mon.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 292,848 bytes (50% of all these files), 291,608 bytes as well as 9 other variants.
The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). This iusb3mon program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The 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. For this reason, 54% 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 iusb3mon.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 iusb3mon?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Intel® USB
To remove iusb3mon 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 Intel® USB in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if iusb3mon.exe (iusb3mon) 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 iusb3mon. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for iusb3mon 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 iusb3mon.exe is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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.