What is Mini_Monitor.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the Mini_Monitor.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Mini_Monitor.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with Mini_Monitor
Mini_Monitor.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as CleanMem Mini Monitor belongs to software CleanMem or CleanMem Mini Monitor by

Description: Mini_Monitor.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The Mini_Monitor.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" (mostly C:\Program Files (x86)\CleanMem\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 262,144 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 1,421,312 bytes and 5 more variants. 
Mini_Monitor.exe is not a Windows core file. Mini_Monitor.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: There is a possibility to do the following:
  1) uninstall the software CleanMem using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program)
  2) go to the software publisher,, for advice.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Mini_Monitor.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Mini_Monitor.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

CleanMem : memory optimiser
  Totofe   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of Mini_Monitor.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks Mini_Monitor.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving Mini_Monitor issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Mini_Monitor. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. 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. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the Mini_Monitor.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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