What is NetMon.exe? Is NetMon.exe spyware or a virus?

How to fix NetMon.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your NetMon process
2. Run Windows Repair Tool to repair NetMon.exe related Windows Errors
3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware

Process name: Network Monitor

Product: Microsoft Network Monitor

Company: Microsoft (microsoft.com)

File: NetMon.exe


A packet analyzer from Microsoft, NetMon.exe tracks packets sent and received through a Windows network. It is used for troubleshooting issues and routing problems. In 2014, Microsoft replaced Network Monitor with Microsoft Message Analyzer. Founded in 1975, Microsoft's flagship product is the Windows operating system, which is installed on over 90% of workstations worldwide.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/netmon.exe.html 
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Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!


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Users Opinions

Average user rating of NetMon.exe: based on 9 votes. Read also the 8 reviews.

  • 164 users ask for this file. 2 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as not so dangerous. One user rated it as neutral. One user rated it as little bit dangerous. 4 users rated it as dangerous.

All comments about NetMon.exe:
Pings a web address of your choosing indefinately  See also: Link Ezric
Standard MS admin tool for packet sniffing Patrick
it is a virus and it is very dangerous Hay
netmon.exe is a process which is registered mass-mailing worm. This virus is distributed via the Internet through e-mail and comes in the form of an e-mail message, in the hopes that you open its hostile attachment. The worm has it's own SMTP mailing engine which means it gathers E-mails from your local computer and re-distributes itself. In worst cases this worm can allow attackers to access your computer, stealing passwords and personal data. This process is a security risk and should be removed from your system. christi
there appears to be a spyware/adware process also called netmon.exe. it installs itself in the program files folder, in a subfolder called Network Monitor. (it was installed on my computer along with Winable.exe, ISMmodule.exe, and webbuying.exe after i visited an evil site.) rich
I work in the Mayor Office of my city, and I have seen this virus spread out over 600 computer in less than three hours and also convert every one fof those computer in a virus server, sendding atacks to the other ones allmost all the time AIRO
el error me aparece en windows 2000 pero acabo de formatear el equipo y no se por que me aparece no creo que sea virus witoto
netmon.exe is awesome, you ping a site like google.com and it gives you this little graph to show you how your ping time and dropped packets. great for troubleshooting intermittant connectivity issues

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