Click ControlPanel. File Location %WinDir% Startup Type This startup entry is started automatically from a Run, RunOnce, RunServices, or RunServicesOnce entry in the registry. 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. Is this considered a virus or trojan?
HijackThis will tell you if it is or not. However, bleepingcomputer says that it may contain spyware See also: Link Eric Spyware, resource hog, creates unnecessary web traffic and firewall log alerts, generally bad, although not technically a virus. kdd9 kdd9, Sep 24, 2005 #3 hewee Joined: Oct 26, 2001 Messages: 57,729 From WinPatrol site. I have had it disabled for quite some time with no problems.
carlm2003, Sep 25, 2005 #6 kdd9 Joined: Mar 24, 2005 Messages: 516 You could check to see if it is running first. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! One user rated it as dangerous.
Read also the 25 reviews. 1265 users ask for this file. 22users rated it as not dangerous. Can anyone help please? This confirms its authenticity. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/401633 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?
kodabar More comments can be found here: (further information) Summary: Average user rating of alcmtr.exe: based on 38 votes with 9 reviews. 21users think alcmtr.exe is essential for No, create an account now. One user didn't rate it ("don't know"). All comments about alcmtr.exe: seems to monitor for hardware being plugged into the sound card C Realtek AC97 Audio - Event Monitor. "Sypware" http://www.file.net/process/alcmtr.exe.html Visit alcmtr.exe for complete information on this task or process.
Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: ALCMTR.EXE This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. You would need to follow the instructions in post #3 of this thread and post a HijackThis log to the "Security" forum with the same description of your situation as you Run Windows Repair Tool to repair alcmtr.exe related Windows Errors 3. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command.
An example would be "svchost.exe" - which doesn't appear in either under normal conditions but does via CTRL+ALT+DEL. recommended you read It may also report some data back to Realtek at some point. Users report having removed this file successfully. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion
Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/401633 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? The alcmtr.exe file is located in the C:\Windows folder. If you want rid of it, preent it from starting rather than deleting it. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.
This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. This program is non-essential process to the running of the system, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems. Not necessary, but helpful. In fact, I have disabled it long ago.
Loading... Register Now Security Task Manager Windows Processes Security Task Manager What is alcmtr.exe? This program is currently located in your windows folder, or your system32 folder. (system32\ALCMTR.EXE or windows\ALCMTR.EXE) Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index
It can be accessed through an icon in the system tray. If alcmtr.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 86% dangerous. Jade This is not a driver file. For this reason, 6% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat.
Recommended: Identify alcmtr.exe related errors If alcmtr.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder, the security rating is 77% dangerous. kdd9 kdd9, Sep 25, 2005 #7 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Similar Threads - Realtek ALCMTR Pc wont read realtek wlan adapter Jaden530, Mar 15, 2017 at 7:20 PM, in forum: Networking Replies: 5 Views: 84 Jaden530 Mar 15, 2017 at 8:38 Also gathers information on how Realtek is used by consumer.
Rig Belongs to realtek AC97 Audio, which is part of your soundcard sorftware.