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Positive Technologies Startup Monitor


Positive Technologies Startup Monitor is a program developed by Positive Technologies. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package is about 1.1 MB (1,156,206 bytes) when donwloaded. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of Positive Technologies Startup Monitor come from the United States, it is also popular in UA and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Positive Technologies\Startup Monitor
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Positive Technologies\Startup Monitor\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Positive Technologies\Startup Monitor\install.log"
Estimated size: 1.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Positive Technologies Startup Monitor

  • PTstartmon.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DBE88EDE-4119-4AD4-A71D-010BEB767903}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PTstartmon.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PTstartmon' and executes as C:\Program Files\Positive Technologies\Startup Monitor\PTstartmon.exe.

How do I remove Positive Technologies Startup Monitor?

Quickly and completely remove Positive Technologies Startup Monitor from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Positive Technologies Startup Monitor from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Positive Technologies Startup Monitor, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Positive Technologies Startup Monitor.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  UA 28.57%
  Russia 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Alienware 33.33%
ASUS 33.33%
Common models
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 33.33%
HP Compaq 6720s 33.33%
ASUSTeK K53SD 33.33%


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