What Is taskmon.exe? Is It A Virus Or A Safe Program?

Process or task name:

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

File type:

Exe program – Files with an extension of “exe” are executable programs.

What is it:

Taskmon.exe is a file which would have been on your computer since the day you bought it. The correct file location is also listed below, and should always be verified as spyware writers will often use the same named file or like named files and just locate them elsewhere in attempts to fool you. This file is known by the name task monitor or task manager, and this is the windows system program that shows you all running tasks. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware or adware related. This Windows program is the task monitor, to monitor running tasks of course! Everyone will have this on their computer. Visit taskmon.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 taskmon.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?

This can be found in your Windows folder at windows\taskmon.exe or system32\taskmon.exe

Is taskmon.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 taskmon.exe considered a virus or trojan?
No, this Windows task is not a virus or trojan program.Would you recommend that I remove taskmon.exe?
We do not recommend removing this file.

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