"devmonsrv.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

What is the "devmonsrv.exe" process on Windows 8? 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 "Boot" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   devmonsrv

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
devmonsrv.exe             4,116 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: 2.5.0.244
   Size: 1091520 bytes
   Last modified: 8/8/2012 1:23:08 PM
   Company Name: Motorola Solutions, Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows
C:\Windows\SysWOW64
C:\Windows\WinSxS\x86_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.9200.16579_none_8937eec6860750f5

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\Image File Execution Options\DllNXOptions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\CustomLocale
HKCR\AppID\{4476B17D-DE79-475D-AC2D-CE9706807742}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WindowsRuntime\CLSID
HKCR\ActivatableClasses\CLSID
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Ids
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International

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\bthprops.cpl

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

 

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