This is the best site i have found everywhere else doesn't solve the problem. January 15, 2009 PhilG One thing to add to this. See also: Link Baba ctfmon is installed by Windows, NOT Office. If you have neither installed, or notice that there is a sudden decrease in productivity/popups.
It also starts the language bar that appears next to the system tray (shown below). I was looking for this for a long time. Its a keylogger program call Family keylogger. Shinsa If The File Is In The System32 Folder It is Not A Virus.
Much appreciated..thanks December 5, 2009 Dinesh Kotia Thanks. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like. Spy bot shows it as a virus but in reality was only a windows program running in the background.
Don't listen any body who told you: "This is trojan", if their problem in this application, it's only in their mind. One more useless thing disabled! It wanted to install once installation of OFFICE 2003 finished. Thank You April 12, 2009 Shyne Thanks, from Vancouver Island!!
I plan to be a frequent visitor and (hopefully) contributor. I removed microsoft office completely, then removed all instances of both ctfmon and ms office from the registry, and it STILL came back ! October 4, 2007 Mike Farley Phew! http://www.pchell.com/support/ctfmon.shtml ctfmon.exe is NOT a virus!
I have a clean install and it's just a windows conponent. February 27, 2008 Arun buddy thanks. Now click on Microsoft Office entry present in the list and click on "Change" button. 3. You just search for ctfmon.exe in Start/Search and delete the files that came up.
every time I would turn off my computer it would pop up an end task window for ctfmon. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/67552/ctfmonexe-trojan/ Do have a list of other services that do not need to run to help speed up our machines? Its very small and easy to use software. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PCWorld.
I must have English & Thai kb input options on my PC, so the language bar is active, therefore ctfmon must be running. Yet ctfmon.exe is right there always. I do have a few questions to ask about it though, can it be used as spyware and can it be activated on my computer from another computer like a virus Reply PETER SANTHANAM November 20, 2009 at 3:48 pm # Thanks a lot dude..
Gian angelo i have win8 and ctfmon is located in C:\Windows\SysWOW64. Good Form, Geek!! January 24, 2011 jlw THANK YOU!
Click to Run a Free Scan for ctfmon.exe related errors Users Opinions Average user rating of ctfmon.exe: based on 509 votes. If the file is stopped or uninstalled, speech recognition stops working although you can still train the system. So what's with that? But there is a new virus called Win32.GMSteal.
I do not understand why users on this site are saying it's dangerous. also if delated from the xp service pack one files, you are warned that windows could become unsable. Much appreciated..thanks December 5, 2009 Dinesh Kotia Thanks. I hate CTFMon and it's useless.
Just click on the Deactivate CTFMON.EXE button to start the process of removing the Windows process. It worked perfectly for me! WWW can be dangerous if you don't have spyware or virus detection programes but is still a resource hoge on some systems. Galaf59 I do not have office installed, but this service exists!!!
definately move where viable. Dude when trouble with internet or any other process not running at normal speed I delete it from memory and then the slow operation works fine. Have a great Day Best Regards Mel April 9, 2008 Dmitriy Microsoft says the same http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q282599 April 11, 2008 Deyaa Addeen Fahmy Welldone, thanks a lot. its a completely unneeded process that takes up over 60MB of memory and slows down everything!
April 12, 2008 Benji thanks! ps: this won't create office problems and just ignore microsofts instructions to REMOVE it and do it this safer, faster and much less complicated way. See also: Link Mr Scott As long as its in the windows/system32 folder its safe...it does create a globe shell hook,Get message hook and a CBT hook but its safe Frank Have rebooted and has not shown up on my start up…it was a real pain every time I tried to shut down the computor.
So what is it? Thanks again! Microsoft Defender said that it ships with the operating system, it's name is "CTF Loader" and that Microsoft Defender permits it. (Mine is located in the system32 folder.) JD Quite an This is an application just like any other and can be deleted!
For me, if I find it too recent and differs very much with the rest of windows system files, I can always safely delete it =) sherry zak It seems to Note: In Windows XP and Vista you can reach this same menu from the Control Panel under Regional and Language Options. If the process is found, you can remove it within seconds. To disable these programs, please view this topic: How To Temporarily Disable Your Anti-virus, Firewall And Anti-malware Programs "In a world where you can be anything, be yourself." ~ unknown"Fall in