"devmonsrv.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "devmonsrv.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "devmonsrv.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "devmonsrv.exe" process?

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A

"devmonsrv.exe" process represents "Bluetooth Device Monitor" program.

"devmonsrv.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "services" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   wininit
      services
         devmonsrv

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "devmonsrv.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
devmonsrv.exe             8,024 K   Bluetooth Device Monitor

Additional information about "devmonsrv.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\devmonsrv.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: devmonsrv.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\devmonsrv.exe
   Description: Bluetooth Device Monitor
   Version: 18.1.1508.0542
   Size: 1202216 bytes
   Last modified: 9/21/2015 9:37:20 PM
   Company Name: Motorola Solutions, Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows
C:\Windows\SysWOW64
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\en-US\setupapi.dll.mui

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\CustomLocale
HKCR\AppID\{4476B17D-DE79-475D-AC2D-CE9706807742}
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\btmlehid\Parameters\Devices
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\Protocol_Catalog9
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\NameSpace_Catalog5

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64win.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64cpu.dll
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\devmonsrv.exe
C:\windows\SysWOW64\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\SETUPAPI.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\CFGMGR32.dll

"devmonsrv.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "devmonsrv.exe" process.

 

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