What is IUSB3mon.exe

Not sure about iusb3mon.exe file. Well it’s commonly found in Windows 10/8/7 OS which is a part of Intel USB. It’s not a virus, find how to fix error & remove it. The iusb3mon.exe is a genuine driver which is widely used by Intel USB version 3.0 extensible Host Controller . This is available in 14 versions and the latest one is 2.5.0.19.

Full Form

iusb3mon stands for Intel USB 3.0 Monitor.

About IUSB3mon.exe & Uses?

This file acts as a listener and monitors the status of all USB ports which are active at the specified time.This process will generate a customized pop up notification when a user connects or disconnects a USB through 3.0 USB ports. This is inbuilt process for windows operating system devices which are operating on Intel processes.

File Size

The size of the file varies from one windows OS to another windows OS like windows 7/ 8/ 10 from 1,964,084 bytes, 292,088 bytes or 291,608 bytes. As it is not a windows file, it has no visible window. It only executes background when a USB is connected to USB 3.0 port.

There are other several important files of system like Sticky Notes and BtvStack.exe that comes by-default with the OS.

File Location

As it is a pre-installed file, it is located in “C:\ Program Files \ Intel \ Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver \ Application \ iusb3mon.exe”. If this is not the location of the file, scan for the virus or malware present in it.

Is IUSB3mon harmful?

The chances of it being harmful are very high and is predicted to be 78% dangerous. As sometimes it may harm your device, attacking through virus and unwanted malware. The possibility of it harming the device is high

Why IUSB3mon giving me errors?

The occurrence of errors may be due to several reasons, including downloading these executable files from unknown or non-secure websites, due to its corruption from other malware and through spam emails.

How to remove it?

If you get the iusb3mon.exe file from a trusted source, it is advisable to let it work for you, it is not a virus. But if you are not sure of its authenticity, kindly uninstall it as it is of not that useful (optional) and get it from the trusted source.

About Manyata

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