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What is ctfmon.exe? Speech

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

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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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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 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x5f1d5f88303d4a4dbc8e5f97ba967cc3 11/1/2014 5:27:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
2 Status 0x4a3cdcef8ed41b221f3dbef5792fb52d 11/1/2014 4:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 8 KB
3 Status 0x24232996a38c0b0cf151c2140ae29fc8 11/1/2014 4:32:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Speech 15 KB
4 Status 0xdaae1cb1b1875b760496e7d3336da1ad 10/31/2014 8:13:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
5 Status 0x59dc5bb82e4c8e0b3eadcfdbc44ba6e4 10/31/2014 4:03:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
6 Status 0xadf2752a6e08c470fd49bb548af20cd4 10/30/2014 3:34:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
7 Status 0x22bfd03df51065a9ed8d17f8fb72296b 10/29/2014 9:00:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) Speech 8 KB
8 Status 0x4e486adfe3a0b9ed0eb0639902e9f64f 10/29/2014 7:17:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
9 Status 0xe98a8c802cdb31fcf4121d9dfbea3677 10/25/2014 3:07:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
10 Status 0xbfb8b7eba0995bd563d7bcf55291a822 10/25/2014 11:24:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
11 Status 0x414de7cf9d3f19c3ea902f1bb38ec116 10/24/2014 4:24:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.1106 (xpsp1.020828-1920) Speech 13 KB
12 Status 0xc0a1d325d5ad3ae79f413d3ea3b2778e 10/23/2014 2:48:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 9 KB
13 Status 0xf089e5f41489a3161f068b61b8484712 10/20/2014 2:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 39 KB
14 Status 0xf53cddef33a4c41336a782be3d170158 10/19/2014 8:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
15 Status 0x49b33e2b875abe592c81f0d679858de0 10/18/2014 11:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
16 Status 0x9013b445eb4df6a0b2ed2d049a370dbd 10/17/2014 7:52:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
17 Status 0x9a2cd21b28bc41e8cdf22083c277dd8f 10/17/2014 1:55:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
18 Status 0xb067064d68be516f1b5417a086f0bfe9 10/15/2014 4:00:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
19 Status 0x07c627121e84c7ebf7e38e3a1dbcdec3 10/14/2014 10:41:00 PM Unknown 5.2.3790.1830 (srv03_sp1_rtm.050324-1447) Speech 15 KB
20 Status 0xb8b35f99dadaa5459fba639f20045fe2 10/14/2014 9:29:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 29 KB
21 Status 0x4d9a9a3ebdd3193531b98fd96c2a9fb8 10/13/2014 2:05:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
22 Status 0xe6735d6e15457e06fede517051af0d70 10/8/2014 8:26:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.3264 (xpsp.071130-1425) Speech 15 KB
23 Status 0x50b3edf71885d610401f5dc03b1c03d8 10/7/2014 7:43:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB
24 Status 0xb5e8782d4af1b3756f38e11e7c157bbe 10/4/2014 8:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown Speech 24 KB
25 Status 0x01b4e6e990b6c5ea8856d96c7fd044b2 9/25/2014 8:49:00 AM Unknown Unknown Speech 15 KB



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