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What does the logmon.exe file do?

The logmon.exe process is also known as logmon.exe and is a part of Rescue and Recovery. This software is produced by Lenovo Group (www.lenovo.com). An obsolete or defective version of logmon.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about logmon.exe logmon.exe

logmon.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file logmon.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents". The file size is 22,016 bytes.
File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. This logmon.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The logmon file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. For this reason, 46% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A logmon.exe file has a 47% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 32,768 bytes. Logmon.exe does not supply any version information or other description. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel.

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 logmon.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 logmon?

it can eat 10% CPU on Core 2 Duo Lenovo laptop
logmon.exe is an component of rescue and Recovery, menber of Thinkvantage Technologies and become preinstalled inmany desktop an laptop computers, with the brand IBM or Lenovo, version 3.00 has an bug in logmon.exe that consume some CPU resources, there are a patch of version 3 that fix the problem. The version 4 of R&R have the problem fixed and have some useful funcionalities (further information...)
Filippo Maniscalco-CCO
Part of Safehouse hard drive encryption software.
Ed Mullen
when we login to window it show c:\program files\ibm vantage\common\logger\logmon.exc (windows canot find)
constantly taking CPU power away from Folding...

Summary: 3 users judge logmon.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. source: file.net

How to uninstall Rescue and Recovery

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To remove logmon.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Rescue and Recovery in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if logmon.exe (logmon.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 logmon.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for logmon.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 logmon.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.

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