Last Updated on September 15, 2020
What is ButtonMonitor.exe?
ButtonMonitor.exe is an executable exe file which belongs to the process ButtonMonitor which comes with the Software Gateway Photo Frame developed by software IOI
The .exe extension of the ButtonMonitor.exe file specifies that it is an executable file.
Malware and viruses are also transmitted through exe files. So we must be sure before running any unknown executable file on our computers.
We will check if the ButtonMonitor.exe file is a virus or malware? Whether it should be deleted to keep your computer safe? Read more below.
Is ButtonMonitor.exe safe to run? Is it a virus or malware?
Let’s check the location of this exe file to determine whether this is a legit software or a virus. The location of this file is
File Location : C:Program Files (x86)Gateway Photo Frame
To check whether the exe file is legit you can start the Task Manager. Then click on the columns field and add Verified Signer as one of the columns.
Now look at the Verified Signer value for ButtonMonitor.exe process if it says “Unable to verify” then the file may be a virus.
|File Location||C:Program Files (x86)Gateway Photo Frame|
|Software||Gateway Photo Frame|
If the developer of the software is legitimate then it is not a virus or malware. If the developer is not listed or seems suspicious you can remove it using the uninstall program.
How To Remove or Uninstall ButtonMonitor.exe
To remove ButtonMonitor.exe from your computer do the following steps one by one.
- If the file is a part of a software program then it will also have an uninstall program. Then you can run the uninstaller located at directory like C:Program Files>IOI>ButtonMonitor orGateway Photo Frame >ButtonMonitor.exe_uninstall.exe
- Or the ButtonMonitor.exe was installed using the Windows Installer then to uninstall it Go to System Settings and open Add Or Remove Programs Option.
- Then Search for ButtonMonitor.exe or the software name Gateway Photo Frame in the search bar or try out the developer name IOI.
- Then click on it and select the Uninstall Program option to remove ButtonMonitor.exe file from your computer. Now the software Gateway Photo Frame program along with the file ButtonMonitor.exe will be removed from your computer.
I hope you were able to learn more about the ButtonMonitor.exe file and how to remove it.
Let us know in the comments below if you face any other ButtonMonitor.exe issues.