Even if you later re-enable ctfmon.exe in the msconfig startup list! (Only System Restore can bring it back.) Bill I never noticed it to be a cause of a problem. however there seems to be a spyware that is almost identic to eMule program which creates a folder "dlg" in system32 folder. Thanks a lot, I really do apprecitate your help. If encountering problems, remove it from startup list configsys, run an online antivirus prog like housecall and a spyware remover like adaware or spybot.
You can try it on Windows Vista and 7, but it may not work. Now click on the + next to Office Shared Features. This file is found in the expected location, x:\Windows\system32, and causes no issues, performance or otherwise, on my machine. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 -David- -David- Members 10,603 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:London Local time:06:34 AM Posted 06 October 2006
Step 2a was all I needed. This is an application just like any other and can be deleted! You'll also want to take a look at the first Settings tab, and make sure that your "Installed Services" box looks similar to this one: If you have more than one
Bye-bye - wish I could say I'll miss you, little pesky service… October 4, 2007 J.C Bailey Excellent walk through, I never used the language bar at all and for some I have removed the file from starting on my system and suffered no ill effects. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. It wanted to install once installation of OFFICE 2003 finished.
EZ trust antivirus clean this file but u cand manually delete it.. If this file is a baddie, we can easily remove it without touching the registry. CTFMon is involved with the language/alternative input services in Office XP. http://www.pchell.com/support/ctfmon.shtml Therefore the technical security rating is 45% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
AJS a bit miffed Annoying; I try to shut it off, and it keeps coming back. Even though it wouldn't be catastrofic, you don't want to delete the legit one. dameon1313 Deleted this file from start up using msconfig, then uninstalled the MS language bar component as per instructions from MS, but still runs at start up. It is not really a problem unless you've caught some kind of virus, spyware, or malware.
This entry has been requested 516,126 times. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/67552/ctfmonexe-trojan/ BleepingComputer.com will not be held responsible if changes you make cause a system failure. hans This file was in my windows\system32 directory, on a machine without Office installed. Here is how you do that.
Thank You April 12, 2009 Shyne Thanks, from Vancouver Island!! I'm rid of that major annoyance now!! You Will Sometimes Notice The Language Bar Keeps Appearing On The Task Bar. Disabling it and then rebooting fixed the problem.
November 1, 2010 Rebecca HELP! Usually I just click no and it's gone, but ctfmon.exe is like the gift that keeps on giving! I think, WinPatrol is a must for any PC user.
ctfmon.exe seems to be used/useful in Win 7 processes anyway the ctfmon.exe cannot be found anywhere in my (Win 7) Windows Task Manager, and my Language Bar is still lying perfectly
I just posted in the forums w/a few more specifics. I hope I will not experience any instability as described by Microsoft. PRESTO. Click on Startup.
A virus may have binded its self, or created a fake cftmon in a non-windows directory. Saw an article there, but didn't see a tool, only regedits. To be safe, disable this (you can't just disable it with msconfig but look at instructions elsewhere on the page) UNLESS you are using speech to text, handwriting recognition or a Lee If you want to turn off ctfmon do this.Start = All Programs =Control Panel = Select Date,Time,Language and Regional Options Then select Regional and Language Options.
That worked (i think) after the 2nd start-up. Uninstall vie MS instructions, links are given at several places above! The system configuration tool should launch. Click the Startup tab and then from the list Uncheck the box next to ctfmon. When finished Click OK and then restart your computer. Andre Ctfmon.exe activates the Alternative User Input Text Input Processor (TIP) and the Microsoft Office Language Bar.
Without it the delay is less than 5 seconds. October 4, 2007 Mike Farley It disabled just like you said it would (Win XP SP2) - I rebooted, and it hasn't returned. NormalScience; Webmaster It's a pain to remove the legit one - you have to read the MS knowledge base, just stopping in MSconfig often doesn't work. How to recognize suspicious variants?
Microsoft Defender said that it ships with the operating system, it's name is "CTF Loader" and that Microsoft Defender permits it. (Mine is located in the system32 folder.) JD Quite an If you have the microphone taskbar loaded then this will be active. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.Back at the main Scanner screen:Click on the Show Results button to Name ctfmon.exe Filename ctfmon.exe Command C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe Description CTFMon is involved with the language/alternative input services in Office XP.
I tried the third and fifth method, it works. CTFMON.EXE is with microsoft word,etc and CFT.EXE terrell i try to close the language bar and it goes away then returns a couple of minutes later. Blow it Up, Asteroids Style! Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET UPDATES BY EMAIL Enter your email below to get exclusive access to our best articles and tips before everybody else.
I installed Ad-Watch, which reports ctfmon.exe trying to be put back into the registry whenever I reboot my PC and run an office application. For some odd reason, I keep telling SpySweeper to keep it - However, it comes up every time I reboot and WebRoot SpySweeper is loaded with Windows XP. I frequently got blue screened when using Word,Terminal Services, MS Outlook, and IExplorer. (problem with the ntkernal the blue screen said.) I also notice bad lag in word just before the For me, if I find it too recent and differs very much with the rest of windows system files, I can always safely delete it =) sherry zak It seems to
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