What does the S24EvMon.exe file do?
The S24EvMon.exe process is also known as Event Monitor - Supports driver extensions to NIC Driver for wireless adapters or, as the case may be, Wireless Management Service and is a part of Mobile Unit Support Service or, as the case may be, Intel® PROSet/Wireless Service. This software is produced by Intel (www.intel.com) or, as the case may be, Symbol Technologies (www.symbol.com). An obsolete or defective version of S24EvMon.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Event Monitor has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Event 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)
- S24EvMon.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module S24EvMon.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about S24EvMon.exe Event Monitor
S24EvMon.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file S24EvMon.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" (in most cases C:\WINDOWS\System32\ respectively C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\).
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 540,745 bytes (23% of all these files), 360,521 bytes as well as 17 other variants.
This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The S24EvMon file is not part of the Windows operating system. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. S24EvMon.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes as well as make itself undetectable by other programs. For this reason, 27% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A S24EvMon.exe file has a 51% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 303,171 bytes (29% of all these files), 311,363 bytes as well as 4 other variants. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. S24EvMon.exe is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. S24EvMon.exe is capable of hide itself from other programs as well as record 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 S24EvMon.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 S24EvMon?
|It is installed by some games as a copy protector, could also have some spyware. It is very difficult to get rid of and requires registry changes; see link for more details. |
|Mobile Unit Support Service |
|Mobile Companion for Symbol Wireless Card (further information...) |
|s24evmon.exe is an application that gives access to your wireless network interface devices configurations and diagnostics. This program is a non-essential system process, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems. |
|is a wireless config file (safe) |
Summary: 54 users judge S24EvMon.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 6 users consider it harmless. However, 3 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 3 users have already deleted S24EvMon.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Mobile Unit Support Service or Intel® PROSet/Wireless Service
To remove Event Monitor 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 Mobile Unit Support Service or Intel® PROSet/Wireless Service in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if S24EvMon.exe (Event 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 Event Monitor. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Event 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 S24EvMon.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.