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Should I remove MonectHost?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,395
United States Rank #43,942
Reach 0.0097%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.87 days
179.07 days >
Average installed length: 94.09 days


VersionDistribution 37.77% 7.98% 29.79% 6.38% 18.09%



MonectHost is a software program developed by monect.com. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named monecthost.exe. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 30.84 MB (32,333,317 bytes). The installed file checkupdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 13% of users of MonectHost come from MA, it is also popular in the United States and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.monect.com/misc.php?mod=faq
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\monecthost
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MonectHost\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 30.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MonectHost

Program executable:monecthost.exe
Name:Monect Host
Path:C:\Program Files\monecthost\monecthost.exe
Additional files:
  • checkupdate.dll - Monect Host (Check Update)
  • MonectServerService.exe - MonectServerService
  • install.dll - MonectHost
  • QRCodeEncoder.dll - QRCodeEncoder
  • avcodec-55.dll (by FFmpeg Project) - FFmpeg (FFmpeg codec library)
  • avutil-52.dll (by FFmpeg Project) - FFmpeg utility library
  • swscale-2.dll - FFmpeg image rescaling library
  • driververifyx64.exe
  • GLRender.exe
  • glut32.dll
  • MonectMediaCenter.exe
  • mrtp.dll
  • officehook.dll
  • rtcompress.dll
  • TouchInput.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • MonectServerService.exe runs as a service named 'MonectServerService' (MonectServerService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • MonectHost.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MonectHost' and executes as C:\Program Files\MonectHost\MonectHost.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • MonectMediaCenter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MonectHost\MonectMediaCenter.exe'.
  • MonectHost.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MonectHost\MonectHost.exe'.

How do I remove MonectHost?

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

Win 8 46%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.13%
Windows 10 46.28%
Windows XP 1.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.23%
Windows 7 Professional 10.64%
Windows 8.1 9.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.04%
Windows 8 Pro 6.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.14% of installs come from MA
Which countries install it?
  MA 13.14%
  United States 11.43%
  DZ 6.29%
  BD 5.71%
  Egypt 5.71%
  Colombia 4.57%
  United Kingdom 4.57%
  Italy 4.00%
  India 3.43%
  Russia 2.86%
  Mexico 2.86%
  Saudi Arabia 2.86%
  Brazil 2.29%
  TN 2.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.38%
Acer 13.08%
ASUS 10.77%
Dell 8.46%
Toshiba 8.46%
Lenovo 6.92%
Samsung 4.62%
Intel 2.31%
MSI 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.91%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.13%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.13%
Packard Bell EasyNote TK8... 3.13%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.34%


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