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What is acmon.exe?

Part of ACMON by ASUS

What is it?

ACMON is the core process for the Splendid Video Enhancement by ATK installed with most ASUS PCs.
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How does acmon.exe run?

Process - acmon.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. acmon.exe is executed by the process services.exe (ระบบปฏิบัติการ Microsoft® Windows® by Microsoft).

How does acmon.exe start?

Scheduled tasks startup - acmon.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\ACMON'. 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.
Scheduled task - acmon.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\ACMON'. 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.
Startup files (all users) run - acmon.exe is registered with the run identifier 'ACMON' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\Splendid\ACMON.exe' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the acmon.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of acmon.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is acmon.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00000% CPU40.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.58 MB RAM21.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
58 GDI objects38.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\asus\splendid\acmon.exe

Are there other versions of ACMON?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by ACMON.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)

About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer Inc., trading as Asus is a Taiwanese multinational computer hardware and electronics company headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. Its products inc More...
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File details

File name: acmon.exe
Publisher: ASUS (verified)
Description: ACMON
Version: 1, 0, 9, 0
Product version: 1, 0, 0, 0
Size: 53.21 KB
Original file name: ACMON.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 8/2/2009
Expiration date: 8/3/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000171539%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000130746%
User CPU: 0.00000407927039%
Privileged CPU time: 500 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 91.27 MB
Peak committed memory: 100.14 MB
Paged memory: 4.58 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.04 MB
Paged system memory: 180.2 KB
Non-paged system memory: 13.69 KB
Working set memory: 560 KB
Peak working set memory: 8.9 MB
Min working set memory: 544 KB
Private memory: 4.58 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 58
Peak GDI objects: 59
USER objects: 5
Peak USER objects: 6
Handle count average: 141
Thread count average: 2

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\ASUS\Splendid\ACMON.exe"

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \ACMON

Scheduled task details

Name: ASUS Splendid ACMON
Command: \ASUS Splendid ACMON

Startup files (all users) run details

Command: C:\Program Files\ASUS\Splendid\ACMON.exe

Image hashes

MD5: c570fd825751f7805ce226f68c4605de
SHA-1: 8e4581e6dff4e68dc8c5f079a2bbeff93d03c505

PE image details

File packed: No
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