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What is monitor.exe?

Part of Advanced SystemCare 6 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 monitor.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 monitor.exe run?

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

How does monitor.exe start?

Scheduled task - monitor.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\ASC6_PerformanceMonitor'. 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 - monitor.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\ASC6_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 0.2% of all Boost users have the monitor.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of monitor.exe users, 59.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is monitor.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.04576% CPU457582.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
10.48 MB RAM48.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 5 /min0.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
216 GDI objects144.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
5,990 context switches/sec5990.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare 6\monitor.exe

Are there other versions of Advanced SystemCare 6?

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 Advanced SystemCare 6.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: monitor.exe
Publisher: IObit (verified)
Name: Advanced SystemCare 6
Description: Advanced SystemCare 6 Monitor
Product version:
Size: 715.81 KB

Digital certificate

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

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0606021175%
Privileged CPU: 0.0148439059%
User CPU: 0.04575821168745%
Privileged CPU time: 43739196.38 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 15 ms
CPU cycle count: 648,978,484
CPU cycle count /min: 163,770,015
Context switches /sec: 5,990
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 113.07 MB
Peak committed memory: 119.95 MB
Paged memory: 10.48 MB
Peak paged memory: 10.63 MB
Paged system memory: 164.77 KB
Non-paged system memory: 25.14 KB
Working set memory: 4.53 MB
Peak working set memory: 11.45 MB
Min working set memory: 2.42 MB
Private memory: 10.48 MB
Page faults: 94,608
Page faults /min: 126
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 54
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 6.38 MB
Read transfer /min: 13.92 KB
Total other operations: 103,574
Other operations /min: 78
Total other transfer: 6.16 MB
Other Transfer /min: 2.12 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 216
Peak GDI objects: 226
USER objects: 44
Peak USER objects: 47
Handle count average: 143
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\Monitor.exe"
"C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\Monitor.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: ASC6_PerformanceMonitor
Command: C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\ASC6_PerformanceMonitor.job

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\ASC6_PerformanceMonitor.job

Image hashes

MD5: 9f4d4de9aeb879ec99ed65e27859e0c3
SHA-1: 11f14d2ec28ede5209a7f28c2ab3a2a09dc1792f
SHA-256: 1673445f1227d5340d92e65d1da47a582b69b959f7026aaf5668e82fe512c763

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
Import Table
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