What does the nusb3mon.exe file do?
The nusb3mon.exe process is also known as USB 3.0 Monitor or, as the case may be, AMD USB (Version 3.0 Device Detector) and is a part of Renesas Electronics USB (Version 3.0 Host Controller, 3.0 Host) or, as the case may be, NEC Electronics USB (Version 3.0 Host Controller, 3.0 Host). This software is produced by Renesas Electronics or, as the case may be, NEC Electronics (www.nec.com). An obsolete or defective version of nusb3mon.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- USB 3.0 Monitor has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- USB 3.0 Monitor 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)
- nusb3mon.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module nusb3mon.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about nusb3mon.exe USB 3.0 Monitor
nusb3mon.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file nusb3mon.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 113,288 bytes (43% of all these files), 106,496 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This nusb3mon.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. For this reason, 40% 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 nusb3mon.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 nusb3mon?
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 Renesas Electronics USB or NEC Electronics USB
To remove USB 3.0 Monitor from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Renesas Electronics USB or NEC Electronics USB in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if nusb3mon.exe (USB 3.0 Monitor) 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 USB 3.0 Monitor. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for USB 3.0 Monitor 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 nusb3mon.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.