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if you havent specifially chosen to install this or used text services in any of the windows products and you have this then it is most likely spyware. aswell as being used by MSoffice it is also used if u have the language bar down next to the task bar which allows you to change your keyboard to a It's not dangerous, as you've no doubt read already. You may have also installed the Speed Redist.

Frank_Castle I don't have microsoft office xp and it is runig on my other users proccess. Spy bot shows it as a virus but in reality was only a windows program running in the background. Mika This is official, and a part of the alternative languages and alternative inputs package from Microsoft. So I disabled it in XP, then removed it from startup via control panel, spybot s&d, and msconfig. http://www.groovypost.com/howto/groovytip/what-is-ctfmon-exe-virus-and-why-is-it-running/

How to Troubleshoot and Solve USB Device Error Code 10 Spooler Subsystem App has encountered a problem and needs to close Error and How to Fix it How to Fix Problem Method 1: Disable it from the Region and Language control panel Click the Start Menu and Type language into the search box.  From the results that appear, Click Region and Language. More Reading: About Austin Krause Austin Krause is a groovyPost founding senior editor based in Tampa Bay, FL. If you have the microphone taskbar loaded then this will be active.

When W32/Autorun-AYX is installed it creates the file \CTFM0N.EXE. It is loaded during startup of windows if you have change the language setting Halo Its stops my Media players from open videos but as soon as i end its task It was fine except the folder bcz the program quickly was recovered in few seconds. It is like too user working at the same computer at same time.

Thats it, PC speed back to normal. Type MSCONFIG and enter. At the rate everyone wants to auto-run programs you soon will not have a computer that is usable. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/ctfmon.exe-1121.html I don't understand why there is so much talk (even from Microsoft) about it being an Office feature, when clearly it's a Windows feature.

A variant of coolwebsearch (one of the worst spyware out there) now uses the legit ctfmon to fiddle with IE explorer (not sure exactly how). Many Windows users complain about a strange ctfmon.exe process running in background which can be seen using Task Manager. runs fine now foolofit I delete it from registery (RUN- Regedit) , systems shut down MELISSA It's an essential Part of Win XP Tablet PC Edition!!! The msctf.dll resides within the System32 folder and is used to hook all WH_???

Launch cmd from the Start Menu. http://www.file.net/process/ctfmon.exe.html Next question on my list involves some stuff in caps. :-( July 13, 2010 Grumpy Old Techie Yes, cftmon is responsible for a lot of minor problems and popups. You may need to log on using an Administrator account to make certain changes. It also uses basically no resources.

Removing CTFMON seemed to fix the problem. ctfmon in some cases is just language pack. Your Fantastic!! "Happy New Year" January 12, 2009 Robert As others have pointed out: If you use the language toolbar (not just Asian languages, but for any TWO or more languages) chadat259 I tried to remember how ctfmon was setup on my computer.

Run Office with no problems. September 24, 2010 Ann Great and easy to follow. However, I did some research on it, and I found out it wasn't supposed to be there. January 30, 2011 gjk hindi translation needs lot of improvement.

Windows has what they call an Alternative User Input and Microsoft Office Language Bar.  Ctfmon is the process that monitors input activity on from those services and allows you to use go to home | back to top © 2016 askvg.com | about | contact | privacy | copyright policy | sitemap | best of This is inside the C:\Windows\system32 file Christ67 on my computer this is a virus, too, you must use win tasks adamoles Had Spybot resident running while not connected to the net.

My symantec say it to my it seems not be spyware...

The file size is 5,798,912bytes (40% of all occurrences), 20,480bytes, 53,248bytes, 163,840bytes or 15,360bytes. To find out , doubleclick it in Security Task Manager. Hope I helped someone. XP Pro user Was conflicting with Medrite system on my PC, severe lag.

I think one is a virus or trojan Klaus Annoying. hi If you installed Unreal Tournament 2004. See also: Link Jeff Ellman - Integration Technologies, Inc Many people confuse the legitimate CTFMON with the trojan CFTMON - make sure you read carefully. It's how you can control the computer via speech or a pen tablet, or using the onscreen keyboard inputs for asian languages.

Thanks again! 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.