IPMon32.exe is the status monitoring tool executable
IPMon32.exe can be related to Microsoft software and even misused by malicious software. Threat actors rely on processes that are commonly found n the machine to mask the dangerous side o the piece. Executable files often get coped and spread around hiding malware payloads from users. This file is a basic Internet Protocol status monitor from Microsoft and Visual IP InSight. The file runs in the background and monitors the amount of traffic transmitted and received through your IP connection.
|Type||The executable file that launches particular activities|
|Possible relation||It can be used by trojans, worms, other malware|
|Elimination||Run the AV tool and check if the piece is related to malware to be sure that you need to remove it|
|Repair||Getting the system working normally can be achieved with ReimageIntego that finds affected files and can repair them|
The IP Monitor does not interfere with other processes, and can be viewed by double-clicking the icon shown in the system tray. So if you find the IPMon32.exe file running on resources of the PC or causing other issues, it might not be related to the legitimate program.
Disabling the legitimate process will not cause problems with your network connection. However, there are several third-party files and malicious pieces with this name that function in similar ways but trigger unwanted activities too.
If you want a detailed security rating about your IPMon32.exe and diagnosis – run the anti-malware tool. Such programs indicate if the file is malicious or safe and you might decide if you need to delete the suspicious file or not.