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What is GrooveMonitor.exe?

Part of GrooveMonitor Utility by Microsoft

What is it?

Microsoft Office Groove, is a desktop application designed for document collaboration in teams with members who are regularly off-line or who do not share the same network security clearance.
Description of groovemonitor.exe from Microsoft
Spend less time coordinating with each other and more time working on the project at hand. Groove Virtual Office is software that allows your team to work together as if you were all in the same physical location. Groove Virtual Office is software that allows your team to work together as if you were all in the same physical location. Teams of people at organizations of all sizes and types are using Groove Virtual Office to speed the way they get work done from simple file sharing, to formal and informal projects, to larger-scale business processes.
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How does groovemonitor.exe run?

Process - GrooveMonitor.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. GrooveMonitor.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does groovemonitor.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - GrooveMonitor.exe is registered with the run identifier 'GrooveMonitor' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.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 0.1% of all Boost users have the groovemonitor.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of groovemonitor.exe users, 77.0% have disabled it.
How stable is GrooveMonitor Utility?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is GrooveMonitor.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01510% CPU150959.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.89 MB RAM13.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 40 /min1.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         10 GDI objects6.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\microsoft office\office12\groovemonitor.exe

Are there other versions of GrooveMonitor Utility?

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 GrooveMonitor Utility.

What else is related?

GrooveMonitor Utility Stability

groovemonitor.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6001.65536)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Basic (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: GrooveMonitor.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: GrooveMonitor Utility
Description: GrooveMonitor Utility
Version: 12.0.6500.5000
Product version:
Size: 29.34 KB
Original file name: GrooveMonitor.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Microsoft Corporation
Effective date: 4/4/2006
Expiration date: 10/4/2007

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0160679833%
Privileged CPU: 0.0009719886%
User CPU: 0.01509599469842%
Privileged CPU time: 452752.6 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 542,415,431
CPU cycle count /min: 4,759,897
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 70.29 MB
Peak committed memory: 71.17 MB
Paged memory: 2.89 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.94 MB
Paged system memory: 115.5 KB
Non-paged system memory: 5.92 KB
Working set memory: 8.81 MB
Peak working set memory: 10.37 MB
Min working set memory: 4.47 MB
Private memory: 2.89 MB
Page faults: 4,926
Page faults /min: 39
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 136
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 125.64 KB
Read transfer /min: 196 Bytes
Total write operations: 2
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 206 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 3,782
Other operations /min: 16
Total other transfer: 60.08 KB
Other Transfer /min: 135 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 10
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 4
Peak USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 121
Thread count average: 1
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: GrooveMonitor
Command: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 0e34b7bb1fcf22bcc1e394d16f9e992b
SHA-1: 877db8c126b94eec57062bdb5419a1a99d4d916b
SHA-256: 382ca8e6bac301e2f277f8eda03d263ff71272796a8eed582c36294eee9191f9

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File entropy: 6.24542
File packed: No
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