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What does the PsMon.exe file do?

The PsMon.exe process is also known as PsMon MFC Application or, as the case may be, UsbPolling MFC Application and is a part of PsMon Application or, as the case may be, UsbPolling Application. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of PsMon.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 PsMon.exe PsMon MFC Application

PsMon.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file PsMon.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 178,688 bytes (66% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 191,488 bytes.
There is no internal description of the file. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). The PsMon file is not part of the Windows operating system. PsMon.exe is capable of send data out to the Internet as well as record keystrokes. For this reason, 57% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A PsMon.exe file has a 74% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows directory. In this case, the file size is usually 125,440 bytes. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. The PsMon file is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This particular software is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. The PsMon file is not part of the Windows operating system. PsMon.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes.

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 PsMon.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 PsMon?

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 PsMon Application or UsbPolling Application

To remove PsMon MFC Application from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate PsMon Application or UsbPolling Application in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if PsMon.exe (PsMon 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 PsMon MFC Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PsMon 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 PsMon.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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