How to Remove “imonnt.exe”

What is imonnt.exe?


imonnt.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Intel Active Monitor Win9x Background Service.  It is associated with software Intel Active Monitor developed by Intel. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as imonnt.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


How to determine if your computer is infected with imonnt.exe malware?


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with imonnt.exe malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • imonnt.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible imonnt.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove imonnt.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove imonnt.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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First Seen: 15 February 2009 at 5:43 pm
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1 Intel Corp. Executable 44331308f1a2575f
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No 1.1.9.143 1, 0, 0, 1 South Africa
2 Intel Corp. Executable 2c8b9ff271924a77
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