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United States Rank #22,410
Reach 0.0460%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 245.94 days


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GPU Monitor

What is GPU Monitor?  (from GPU Usage)

GPU Monitor is a handy Windows gadget that monitors your video card and provides a wide array of statistics straight on your desktop. Although just a gadget, GPU Monitor impresses mostly thanks to the amount of information it offers, showing everything from fan and GPU load to temperature and memory. This little utili...  Read more


GPU Monitor is a software program developed by GPU Usage. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named GPUMonitor.exe. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 8.61 MB (9,029,028 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 10% of users of GPU Monitor come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Turkey.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in GPU Monitor.
GPUMonitor.exe (986d3c960d6f7f4c314723dd94d800c9) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir TR/BitCoinMiner.V
avast! 2014.9-140126 Win32:BitCoinMiner-FC [Trj]
AVG 2015.0.3582 MalSign.Generic
Bkav FE HW32.CDB
Dr.Web Trojan.BtcMine.221
ESET-NOD32 8.9338 Win32/BitCoinMiner.AF
G Data 14.1.24 Win32.Trojan.Agent.BB2AM7
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.2.29 Win32.BitCoinMiner
McAfee 5600.7238 Artemis!986D3C960D6F
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7238 Artemis!986D3C960D6F
Qihoo-360 HEUR/Malware.QVM19.Gen
Rising Antivirus PE:Malware.XPACK/RDM!5.1
Symantec 1/26/2014 rev. 1 SecurityRisk.BL
VIPRE Antivirus 25816 Backdoor.Win32.Ircbot.gen (v)
UsageLog.exe (17c0ba1c613a9bd17f8b10f87e21af32) has been flagged by the following 26 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Gen:Variant.Strictor.49187
Agnitum Outpost Trojan.CoinMiner!ir9Od0GqNMQ
AhnLab-V3 2014.02.11.00 Trojan/Win32.BitCoinMiner
Avira AntiVir TR/Strictor.49187.8
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:BitCoinMiner-FC [Trj]
AVG MalSign.Generic.B95
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Strictor.49187
Bkav FE HW32.CDB.2248
Comodo Security 17765 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web Trojan.BtcMine.221
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Strictor.49187 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9406 a variant of Win32/CoinMiner.JO
Fortinet FortiGate 4 W32/CoinMiner.JO!tr
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Variant.Strictor.49187
G Data 24 Gen:Variant.Strictor.49187
IKARUS anti.virus T3. Win32.SuspectCrc
McAfee Artemis!17C0BA1C613A
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!17C0BA1C613A
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Strictor.49187
Norman 7.03.02 Suspicious_Gen4.FRTGS
Panda Antivirus Suspicious file
Qihoo-360 Win32/Trojan.db0
Rising Antivirus PE:Malware.XPACK/RDM!5.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0123
VIPRE Antivirus 26350 Backdoor.Win32.Ircbot.gen (v)
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Trojan.Win32.S.BitCoinMiner.1314016
GPULog.exe (3c0120da265143b1f9e4e669c41ac7ac) has been flagged by the following 22 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost Suspicious!SA
Avira AntiVir TR/Crypt.TPM.Gen
AVG Generic8_c.BUKM
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Zusy.53721
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 (Suspicious) - DNAScan
Comodo Security 16692 UnclassifiedMalware
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Zusy.53721 (B)
ESET-NOD32 8640 a variant of Win32/Packed.Themida
G Data 22 Gen:Variant.Zusy.53721
IKARUS anti.virus T3. Win32.SuspectCrc
K7 AntiVirus 9.170.9164 Trojan
K7GW Trojan
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes Malware.Gen
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!3C0120DA2651
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious-BAY.G
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Zusy.53721
Norman 7.01.04 Troj_Generic.NAWOM
Panda Antivirus Suspicious file
Sophos 4.91.0 Generic PUA FO
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH01H113
VIPRE Antivirus 20088 Backdoor.Win32.Ircbot.gen (v)
       View all 62 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

URL: whiteseamedia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VLC Player GPU+
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\VLC Player GPU+\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\VLC Player GPU+\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 8.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GPU Monitor

Program executable:GPUMonitor.exe (Malware detected)
Name:xCoin Miner
Path:C:\Program Files\VLC Player GPU+\GPUMonitor.exe
Additional files:
  • GPUMonitor.exe (by Ufasoft) - xCoin Miner (coin-miner)
  • deinstaller.exe
  • (Malware detected) GPULog.exe
  • Installer.exe
  • (Malware detected) UsageLog.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • GPULog.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GPULoader' which loads as "C:\Program Files\VLC Player GPU+\GPULog.exe".
  • UsageLog.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'UsageLoader' which loads as "C:\Program Files\VLC Player GPU+\UsageLog.exe".

How do I remove GPU Monitor?

You can uninstall GPU 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program GPU Monitor, 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 GPU Monitor.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.72%
Windows 10 23.26%
Windows XP 9.48%
Windows Vista 2.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.41%
Windows 7 Professional 8.97%
Windows 8.1 5.09%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

9.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 9.56%
  Brazil 8.64%
  Turkey 7.95%
  Poland 5.53%
  Italy 5.53%
  Malaysia 4.61%
  Hungary 4.15%
  Russia 3.80%
  Romania 3.11%
  France 2.76%
  Czech Republic 2.76%
  Germany 2.53%
  Saudi Arabia 2.53%
  Croatia 2.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.05%
Hewlett-Packard 21.40%
Dell 16.86%
ASUS 10.04%
Samsung 6.25%
Toshiba 5.68%
Lenovo 3.41%
Intel 1.89%
American Megatrends 1.70%
Sahara 0.76%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.04%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.26%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.49%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.71%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.33%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.55%

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toxix•over a year ago
jus open GMUmonitor in program files and delete all files one by one. just make shore that isnot runing thru task manager if is runing pres end proces.