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Should I remove CPUID HWMonitor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,835
United States Rank #11,731
Reach 0.0278%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 219.89 days
872.53 days >
Average installed length: 458.45 days

CPUID HWMonitor 1.22

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 1.22 is a program developed by CPUID. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The main program executable is hwmonitor.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 2.46 MB (2,580,901 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 44% of users of CPUID HWMonitor come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

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: 2.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CPUID HWMonitor 1.22

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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HWMonitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named HW Monitor.

How do I remove CPUID HWMonitor?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CPUID HWMonitor 1.22, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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) 66%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.44%
Windows 10 25.55%
Windows XP 2.74%
Windows Vista 1.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.61%
Windows 7 Professional 11.03%
Windows 8.1 7.35%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.25%
Windows 8 Pro 3.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.91%
  France 5.93%
  United Kingdom 5.61%
  Germany 4.81%
  Canada 3.04%
  Brazil 2.56%
  Italy 2.56%
  Sweden 2.40%
  Australia 2.08%
  DK 1.60%
  Finland 1.60%
  Greece 1.60%
  Poland 1.60%
  MA 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.67%
ASUS 17.24%
Acer 17.24%
Dell 15.33%
Lenovo 2.68%
Samsung 2.68%
Alienware 2.30%
American Megatrends 1.53%
Sony 1.15%
Toshiba 1.15%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.57%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.43%
MSI MS-7693 3.43%
MSI MS-7758 2.86%


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