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CPUID HWMonitor 1.18

What is CPUID HWMonitor?  (from CPUID)

HWMonitor is a hardware monitoring program that reads PC systems main health sensors : voltages, temperatures, fans speed.
The program handles the most common sensor chips, like ITE® IT87 series, most Winbond® ICs, and others. In addition, it can read modern CPUs on-die core thermal sensors, as well has hard drives ...  Read more


CPUID HWMonitor 1.18 is a program developed by CPUID. 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 main program executable is hwmonitor.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 2.37 MB (2,484,488 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 50% of users of CPUID HWMonitor come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CPUID\HWMonitor\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CPUID\HWMonitor\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CPUID HWMonitor 1.18

Program executable:hwmonitor.exe
Name:CPUID Hardware Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\cpuid\hwmonitor\hwmonitor.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • HwMonTray.exe (by Orbmu2k) - HwMonTray

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • HWMonitor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EB9A48B9-DD5D-4AB3-BB62-928190CE317A}' (runs on registration).
  • HwMonTray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4CFB3F3E-3D9A-4BE7-B1B6-A6608617DB61}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • HWMonitor.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'TEMP HW' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CPUID\HWMonitor\HWMonitor.exe".

How do I remove CPUID HWMonitor?

Quickly and completely remove CPUID HWMonitor 1.18 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall CPUID HWMonitor 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 CPUID HWMonitor 1.18, 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 CPUID HWMonitor.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.70%
Windows XP 6.31%
Windows Vista 5.14%
Windows 8 4.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.10%
Windows 7 Professional 16.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.12%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.76%
  Germany 4.63%
  France 4.51%
  Canada 4.16%
  United Kingdom 3.80%
  Brazil 3.09%
  Australia 2.61%
  Italy 2.14%
  Belgium 1.78%
  Japan 1.78%
  Thailand 1.43%
  Finland 1.43%
  Russia 1.19%
  Sweden 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.96%
Dell 19.34%
Acer 17.22%
ASUS 10.27%
Intel 2.42%
Alienware 1.81%
Samsung 1.81%
Toshiba 1.81%
MSI 0.91%
Sony 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.49%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.49%
ASUS All Series 2.75%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.75%
Alienware M14xR1 2.20%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.20%


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