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What is ctfmon.exe? Speech?

Vendor:      Microsoft
Product:     Windows
Vendor Website:     
Last Seen by PC Matic:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: ctfmon.exe supports speech input in Windows/Office.
In Office this process has been known to consume significant resources, especially processor time, if it is not configured correctly or is turned on by accident.
If you are not using this, is safe to disable it.

ctfmon.exe is a user invoked program and a normal part of PC operations. No action required.


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ctfmon.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
Learn more about protecting yourself from bad versions of this file with PC Matic.

Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 19.76%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 2 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
ctfmon.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x4a3cdcef8ed41b221f3dbef5792fb52d 5/31/2019 11:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 8 KB
2 Status 0x22bfd03df51065a9ed8d17f8fb72296b 12/31/2017 1:19:00 AM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) Speech 8 KB
3 Status 0x4e486adfe3a0b9ed0eb0639902e9f64f 11/15/2017 12:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
4 Status 0x83d3dd09770c0e1e39dc1cc3395fd2fc 9/25/2017 7:37:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 10 KB
5 Status 0xe98a8c802cdb31fcf4121d9dfbea3677 9/1/2017 7:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
6 Status 0x3a7b9d235519f50e1105c783949b0f70 6/24/2017 8:23:00 PM Unknown 5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) Speech 15 KB
7 Status 0x01b4e6e990b6c5ea8856d96c7fd044b2 6/19/2017 5:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
8 Status 0x78a83b17f5dda47fac0b0643456f7bac 4/28/2017 10:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 0 KB
9 Status 0x4d9a9a3ebdd3193531b98fd96c2a9fb8 2/18/2017 10:02:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
10 Status 0x9013b445eb4df6a0b2ed2d049a370dbd 12/30/2016 1:58:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
11 Status 0xa3f00130a3177af0a263ae640dfcfe4c 11/20/2016 9:42:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.3311 (xpsp.080212-0004) Speech 15 KB
12 Status 0xa756b8f0f7bafba6dfe39f7d169f2519 11/7/2016 2:49:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
13 Status 0x8c7c0b7838c45c009ca080c3efd60342 8/13/2016 6:30:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
14 Status 0xb067064d68be516f1b5417a086f0bfe9 7/22/2016 12:46:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
15 Status 0xe6735d6e15457e06fede517051af0d70 4/20/2016 7:15:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.3264 (xpsp.071130-1425) Speech 15 KB
16 Status 0x07f27822a1376c2da7f8c7265015cedc 4/12/2016 8:37:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
17 Status 0x353294ef302509d05ac21cb6b8b60379 4/10/2016 1:59:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 39 KB
18 Status 0xcb8d8ab9ced50556501014f97a9fa270 3/27/2016 6:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
19 Status 0x07f3dc7e9d8b284e9f723a29656e9b32 2/24/2016 8:34:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 8 KB
20 Status 0xb5e8782d4af1b3756f38e11e7c157bbe 2/4/2016 7:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 24 KB
21 Status 0xcbf5945651c96e471b3a004bbdc36864 1/22/2016 5:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 36 KB
22 Status 0x97d44ee3e44cdc7035e3cb2ef20babdb 1/14/2016 7:13:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 29 KB
23 Status 0xdd0a3ac0339d222329cbf9cfe0fe6aa5 1/6/2016 6:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
24 Status 0x665aa9b770070a3f6c8a0bbbf275aaa3 12/16/2015 2:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
25 Status 0x50b3edf71885d610401f5dc03b1c03d8 11/5/2015 12:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB


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