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What is ProMon.exe?

ProMon.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if ProMon.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

ProMon.exe file information

The process known as Intel® PROSet Tray Icon belongs to software Intel® PROMonitor or Intel® PRO Intelligent or Intel® PRO Intelligent Installer by Intel (www.intel.com).

Description: ProMon.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file ProMon.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 73,728 bytes (78% of all occurrences), 61,440 bytes or 31,232 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/promon.exe.html 
It is not a Windows system file. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of any problems with ProMon.exe, you can remove the entire program Intel(R) PROSet II or Intel(R) PRO Intelligent using Windows Control Panel.

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If ProMon.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 49% dangerous. The file size is 29,184 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 147,456 bytes or 626,688 bytes. The program has no visible window. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows core file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. ProMon.exe is able to monitor applications.
In case of any problems with ProMon.exe, you can remove the entire program System Optimizer or iSafeguard Freeware using Windows Control Panel.

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "Intel PROSet Tray Icon" is not required to run at start up. System Tray icon for Intel PRO series ethernet adapters giving access to the diagnostic features

Important: Some malware disguises itself as ProMon.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ProMon.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Intel NIC software
Intel PRO Monitor program which sits in the System Tray. This icon gets installed by the drivers for the Intel Pro network cards. By default it simply sits in the tray and displays LEDs which give you information on the network traffic going through your Intel Pro network card. You can also double-click on it to access diagnostic features, configuration data, and setup screens.
  Jane   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of ProMon.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments.
2 users think ProMon.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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