sndmon.exe - Is sndmon.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is sndmon.exe?
Purpose of sndmon.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: sndmon.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
Sndmon.exe is a program that may have been on your pc when you purchased it, or may have installed when you installed additional software. The exact location on the disk is shown below for verification that your file is in the same lcoation. This program is from Symnatec software. The main purpose of this file, called Symantec Netdriver Monitor, is to provide liveupdate support for your software suite of programs. This file is considered safe and is not considered to be spyware or adware related. Visit sndmon.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the sndmon.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The actual disk location of this program is: C:\PROGRA~1\SYMNET~1\SNDMon.exe /Consumer


  • Is sndmon.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is sndmon.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove sndmon.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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