Here’s to decide for yourself whether ctfmon.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove or whether it’s a Windows file or a trusted application.

Description: The original Ctfmon.exe from Microsoft is a vital part of Windows but often causes problems. The ctfmon.exe file is located in the C: Windows System32 folder. The known files on Windows 10/8/7 / XP are 15,360 bytes (62% of all occurrences), 30,208 bytes, and 62 other variations.

This program is not visible. The application is loaded during Windows startup (see Registry key: Run, DEFAULT Run, MACHINE Run, User Shell Folders, Winlogon Shell, Userinit, MACHINE User Shell Folders, RunOnce). Ctfmon.exe is a signed Microsoft file. So the technical safety rating is 45% dangerous. However, it would help if you also read user reviews.

Turn off Advanced Text Services

From the Control Panel, go to Regional Options > Date, time, and language > Regional and Language Options.

Then, select the Languages tab and click Details. Next, click on the Advanced tab.

Under System Configuration, check the box next to Stop advanced text services. Click Apply > OK.

Turn off Ctfmon.exe at Startup

Open the System Configuration Utility, then open the Start menu.

Click Run, then type msconfig.

Click the Startup tab and uncheck the startup item for ctfmon.

Click Apply > OK. Restart your computer, then click OK at the bottom of the warning message that the booted device has been modified.