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Should I remove Motherboard Monitor 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,864
United States Rank #15,472
Reach 0.0150%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.53 days
281.19 days >
Average installed length: 147.75 days


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Motherboard Monitor 5

What is Motherboard Monitor 5?  (from Alexander van Kaam)

Motherboard Monitor (MBM) is a tool that will display information from the sensor chips on your motherboard in your Windows system tray. MBM supports a wide range of chipsets and sensor chip combinations. It can sense temps from CPU, HDD, and GFX. It does also sense fan speeds. If it senses that your hardware is overhe...  Read more


Motherboard Monitor 5 is a program developed by Alexander van Kaam. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is MBM5.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 3.65 MB (3,826,809 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 47% of users of Motherboard Monitor 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: mbm.livewiredev.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Motherboard Monitor 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Motherboard Monitor 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Motherboard Monitor 5

Program executable:MBM5.exe
Name:Motherboard Monitor 5
MBM 5 Core EXE
Path:C:\Program Files\Motherboard Monitor 5\MBM5.exe
Additional files:
  • MBM5.exe (by Alex van Kaam) - Motherboard Monitor 5 (MBM 5 Core EXE)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)
  • MBMWiz.exe (by Alex van Kaam) - Motherboard Monitor (MBM 5 Wizard)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MBM5.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MBM 5' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Motherboard Monitor 5\MBM5.EXE".

How do I remove Motherboard Monitor 5?

You can uninstall Motherboard Monitor 5 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 Motherboard Monitor 5, 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 Motherboard Monitor 5.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 26.01%
Windows 10 17.23%
Windows Vista 6.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 25.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.38%
Windows 7 Professional 9.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.12%
Windows 10 Home 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.44%
  Germany 16.48%
  United Kingdom 5.68%
  France 3.69%
  Canada 2.27%
  Italy 2.27%
  Austria 1.70%
  Croatia 1.42%
  Australia 1.14%
  Iran 1.14%
  BA 0.85%
  Switzerland 0.85%
  Greece 0.85%
  Hungary 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.42%
Hewlett-Packard 20.42%
Acer 9.86%
ASUS 8.45%
American Megatrends 7.04%
Toshiba 5.63%
Intel 4.93%
Sahara 3.52%
Lenovo 2.11%
Medion 1.41%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.48%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 2.61%
ASUS All Series 1.74%
Dell Inspiron 7720 1.74%


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