No, create an account now. This ALCMTR.EXE program should be found on your hard drive in the following disk location shown below. alcmtr.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose. hewee, Sep 24, 2005 #4 kdd9 Joined: Mar 24, 2005 Messages: 516 That sounds like a very good suggestion.
The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. Join our site today to ask your question. Realtek AC97 Audio - Event Monitor. "Sypware" file used surreptitiously monitor one's actions. What do other computer users say about alcmtr? https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-is-realtek-and-alcmtr-exe.401633/
It is needed to let hardware function, but not essential. Read also the 25 reviews. 1265 users ask for this file. 22users rated it as not dangerous. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? There is always the possibility that spyware can mask itself as this, but there will be other signs if that is the case.
There is no embedded description in this file. 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" rabbitinred, Nov 25, 2016, in forum: Networking Replies: 7 Views: 299 TerryNet Nov 26, 2016 Thread Status: Not open for further replies. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer.
This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data. Go to your Startup Programs and disable the file there. 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. http://www.file.net/process/alcmtr.exe.html They give it an "X" rating. "X" - Definitely not required - typically viruses, spyware, adware and "resource hogs" So that is probably why pcpitstop considers it "possible" spyware.
Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Run Security Task Manager to check your alcmtr process 2. Next, make sure your audio is working properly. seems to monitor for hardware being plugged into the sound card C Realtek AC97 Audio - Event Monitor. "Sypware" file used surreptitiously monitor ones actions.
User's choice - depends whether a user deems it necessary For further information on how to identify and disable startup programs please visit the Introduction page. That is what I would do if I were you. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Click the Windows Start Button.
This program is non-essential process to the running of the system, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems. 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' What do you know about alcmtr.exe: How would you rate it: < Please select > important for Windows or an installed application (++) seems to be needed (+) neither dangerous nor Then, if you want to be sure that your system is clean, you can post a Hijackthis log in the "Security" forum for anylasis.
Best solution: just MSCONFIG it out of the StartUp but let is be (no DEL). A R turn it off if you want your pc to keep up to speed, nothing anyone would need, does not prevent anything from working, not needed for running soundcard in Birdman1951 replied Mar 17, 2017 at 5:28 PM Loading... If you're not sure what spyware is, you might want to read that whole thread.
Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows10,8,7) alcmtr.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (WindowsXP) Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module My soundcard still recognizes what is plugged into it without a restart by starting the software manually. 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
Pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL identifies programs that are currently running - not necessarily at startup. 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 Can anyone help please? What is the alcmtr.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run, Run). Not malicious. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls. How to fix alcmtr.exe related problems? 1.
Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Realtek Azalia Audio. This confirms its authenticity. It may also report some data back to Realtek at some point. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned.
Spyware file used surreptitiously to monitor one's actions. What is Realtek and ALCMTR.EXE ??? kdd9, Sep 24, 2005 #5 carlm2003 Thread Starter Joined: Sep 24, 2005 Messages: 3 I tried going to msconfig but there was no realtek or other words that you mentioned in 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.
It is not a sinister one, like remote control programs, but it is being used by Realtek to gather data about customers. This particular program is known as the RealTek AC97 audio driver program. Then, if you want to be sure that your system is clean, you can post a Hijackthis log in the "Security" forum for anylasis. This will show you all tasks running on your computer.
Then you would have peace of mind afterward. rabbitinred, Nov 25, 2016, in forum: Networking Replies: 7 Views: 299 TerryNet Nov 26, 2016 Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Register Now Security Task Manager Windows Processes Security Task Manager What is alcmtr.exe? Some companies have labeled this process as spyware because it also logs user activity and routinely provides it back to outside servers.
Click here to join today! If so, it can be removed. I use Windows XP and have a fairly new HP desktop. The actual hard drive location and folder is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware, adware, or virus