For instructions on how to do this, you can see this page: http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?threadid=208517& Scroll down to where you see "How to install & use Hijackthis". Managing your startup programs can help your computer start up faster and help it perform better overall. One user rated it as not so dangerous. 9users rated it as neutral. 7users rated it as little bit dangerous. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PCWorld.
Several functions may not work. See also: Link Doug It observes any hardware plugged into the sound card (for example a headset or a surround set), it is signed by microsoft. No necessary but gives you more resources ;-) Spock adobe gamma loader.exe Could be a spyware/virus and my anti-virus detected it as a virus(rogueprogram.malwaredoctor). It is not needed on startup, you may disable it safely, but this is NOT malware. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/387830/alcmtrexe-is-it-good-or-bad/
What is Realtek and ALCMTR.EXE ??? ALCMTR.EXE is considered to be trustworthy. If alcmtr.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 86% dangerous. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account?
managed replied Jan 7, 2017 at 10:08 PM Loading... If so, it can be removed. To help you analyze the alcmtr.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such Ctfmon Startup That is what I would do if I were you.
Without it, you will stil have sound. like i said im computer stupid can u please tell me were to find the path info Back to top #6 cryptodan cryptodan Bleepin Madman Members 21,868 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male No, create an account now. http://www.file.net/process/alcmtr.exe.html Under certain circumstances, this can also be an indication of a virus.
Score UserComments Soundcard drivers. Nvcpl Its task: ALCMTR.EXE unknown ALCMTR.EXE is normally found in the directory %windir%. All comments about alcmtr.exe: seems to monitor for hardware being plugged into the sound card C Realtek AC97 Audio - Event Monitor. "Sypware" file used surreptitiously monitor ones actions. Realtek AC97 Audio - Event Monitor. "Sypware" file used surreptitiously monitor one's actions.
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 69,632bytes (73% of all occurrences), 57,344bytes and 6 more variants. you could try here Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware Process name: Realtek Azalia Audio - Event Monitor Product: Realtek Azalia Audio DriverCompany: Realtek Semiconductor (realtek.com.tw) File: alcmtr.exe An event monitor for the Realtek AC97 Azmixersel Some users report problems with their on-board sound if this is disabled - hence the "U" recommendation Startup information: Registry (Start → Run → regedit) Key(s): HKLM\Run Name: Alcmtr Data: ALCMTR.EXE Imjpmig Go to your Startup Programs and disable the file there.
Our advise: AVG TuneUp disables unnecessary startup programs and Windows applications thereby minimizing the load on your computer. SHOW ME NOW © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. If so, the files are fine. BleepingComputer.com will not be held responsible if changes you make cause a system failure. Dumprep 0-k
Programs and files can have a strong impact on the performance of a Windows operating system. Select Startup Programs and click on Show for all users. carlm2003, Sep 24, 2005 #1 Sponsor Deathblow Joined: Oct 7, 2003 Messages: 1,826 ALCMTR.EXE is a process installed alongside RealTek AC97 audio hardware and provides a monitoring service. Some companies have labeled this process as spyware because it also logs user activity and routinely provides it back to outside servers.
Not malicious. Qttask If it were me, I would disable it. RTHDCPL.EXE is the process that should run at startup for the realtek audio chipset.
Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.
There is always the possibility that spyware can mask itself as this, but there will be other signs if that is the case. Not necessary, but helpful. I'd say it's really more of a security issue than a networking issue. Jusched My WebsiteMy help doesn't cost a penny, but if you'd like to consider a donation, click Back to top #9 westsyde westsyde Topic Starter Members 115 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female
Spyware file used surreptitiously to monitor one's actions. You can go into the tools menu and click on Software Explorer. Security Rating: --- don't know --- 1 (not dangerous) 2 3 (neutral) 4 5 (dangerous) Your opinion about this file: Web page with more details: Your first name: More process If you click Start > Run , and then type "msconfig" in the box (without the quotes), and then hit "OK", then click on the "Startup" tab, then scroll down the
Using the site is easy and fun. Product name: unknown Process name: Realtek Soundmanager manufacturer: unknown Website manufacturer: unknown Standard path: %windir% Category: Part of the driver for your sound card. This program is known to gather data about your system and transmit it back to RealTek. The file is not a Windows core file.
The software also fixes ALCMTR.EXE errors! My soundcard still recognizes what is plugged into it without a restart by starting the software manually. Run Security Task Manager to check your alcmtr process 2. HijackThis will tell you if it is or not.
The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder.