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What is PMonitor.exe?

Part of Advanced SystemCare Performance Monitor by IObit

What is it?

Advanced SystemCare (formerly Advanced Windows Care) is a computer tool for Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 2000 created by IObit. It is used to improve computer performance and speed. Advanced SystemCare includes a free version and a PRO version. Functions on both versions include cleaning up computer registries, do a disk defragmentation, scan for malware, and clean up broken shortcuts. Advanced SystemCare includes utilities such as tuneup, security and admin tools.
Description of pmonitor.exe from IObit
Advanced SystemCare Free (formerly Advanced WindowsCare Personal) has a one-click approach to help protect, repair, clean, and optimize your PC. With over 100 MILLION downloads since 2006, this fantastic, award-winning, free PC repair software is a "must-have" tool for your computer. 100% safe with no adware, spyware, or viruses; a PC maintenance program that's incredibly easy to use. Why waste money on expensive "registry cleaners" to fix your PC when Advanced SystemCare Free will repair, tune, and maintain it for you – for free! A simple registry cleaner cannot give you true performance boost. Advanced SystemCare Free 5 combines Registry clean, defrag, system tune-up, shortcut fix, privacy sweep, junk files clean, disk fix and optimization, and more, to guarantee your PC run like a new one. With our innovative "DEEP SCAN" technology, Advanced SystemCare has the highest detection rate in the industry and it is able to find the right root of your PC trouble.
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How does pmonitor.exe run?

Process - PMonitor.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. PMonitor.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Generic Host Process for Win32 Services by Microsoft).

How does pmonitor.exe start?

Scheduled task - PMonitor.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\ASC4_PerformanceMonitor.job'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Scheduled tasks startup - PMonitor.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\ASC4_PerformanceMonitor'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the pmonitor.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of pmonitor.exe users, 43.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is PMonitor.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.11243% CPU1124263.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
8.25 MB RAM38.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     185 /min8.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
136 GDI objects90.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
155 context switches/sec155.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare 4\pmonitor.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows XP Professional (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About IObit

IObit is focused on providing consumers with innovative and comprehensive system utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security. With More...
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File details

File name: PMonitor.exe
Publisher: IObit (verified)
Name: Advanced SystemCare Performance Monitor
Description: Advanced SystemCare Performance Monitor
Product version:
Size: 745.34 KB
Original file name: Advanced SystemCare Performance Monitor

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/7/2009
Expiration date: 1/4/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.1431517718%
Privileged CPU: 0.0307254519%
User CPU: 0.11242631987594%
Total CPU time: 6,082 ms
Total CPU time /min: 67 ms
Privileged CPU time: 4055.83 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 42 ms
User CPU time: 2026.25 ms
User CPU time /min: 25 ms
Context switches /sec: 155
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 59.51 MB
Peak committed memory: 61.18 MB
Paged memory: 8.25 MB
Peak paged memory: 8.34 MB
Paged system memory: 92.17 KB
Non-paged system memory: 7.32 KB
Working set memory: 3.16 MB
Peak working set memory: 10.1 MB
Min working set memory: 3.16 MB
Private memory: 8.25 MB
Page faults: 31,910
Page faults /min: 960
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 3,385
Read operations /min: 36
Total read transfer: 6.2 MB
Read transfer /min: 348.66 KB
Total write operations: 6
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 416 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 10 Bytes
Total other operations: 120,119
Other operations /min: 1,471
Total other transfer: 9.65 MB
Other Transfer /min: 107.15 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 136
USER objects: 34
Handle count average: 228
Thread count average: 5

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 4\PMonitor.exe"
"C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 4\PMonitor.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: \ASC4_PerformanceMonitor

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \ASC4_PerformanceMonitor

Image hashes

MD5: 3f7d23cc704bf22e24a1effa82f73d3c
SHA-1: 29b8df1ef95fd1c4046e7537b15cd3ac487b650e
SHA-256: 9cca98839844fbb00bb8015ff6cbe190340e331b2d4314cb7107c33986c5d319

PE image details

File entropy: 6.52612
File packed: No
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