Because several readers write about their computer reacting slowly, I am submitting a summary listing of basic things you can do to resolve the Ivpnmonproblem, and briefly discussing the three most frequent causes : malware, uncontrolled applications, and insufficient maintenance.
Perhaps the most important contributor to a badly performing computer is malware. Often this is related to downloading an application that includes spyware, by not having browser security settings high enough, by carelessly downloading P2P files, or by declining to install security sections in a timely manner.
Step 1. Update the explanations of your antivirus and operate a complete scan of your hard drive in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable problems. Note that some viruses require extra steps before they can be removed; typically a web search will locate specific instructions or a special removal tool. Use the BC forums to request help, if you can’t find a solution.
Step 2. You have recently saved an application, and if the slowness is sudden, the issue may rest there. Test this by totally eliminating it. A user will typically perform a internet search about the program before getting because in most cases, any potential problem with malware or poor performance will have surfaced.
Step three. Adware and Spyware can radically effect your computer’s performance, and these are throughout the Internet. A very recent study indicated that one out-of every 20 executable files on Websites is spyware, and 1 in 25 domains include at least one bit of spyware waiting for victims.
Update the definitions of your anti-spyware applications and check your hard drives in Safe Mode. Experienced users will often operate 2 or 3 of the applications, because each business has its own standards for what constitutes spyware and will only search against their own established. (A set of quite great, free antispyware applications is given by BC). Again, resolve any open issues before proceeding to the next phase.
For further reading about Malicious software and some malware removal applications, use BC’s Tutorial section; most of the programs have really good Help files that clarify how they work also as the unique attributes of each.
Step 4. Review programs that self-launching on startup. You pc may become a battleground for your attention. Many programs, for example, install a fast-start feature that permits them to be exposed promptly; other programs may comprise an automatic update feature that requires them to be operating in the background. Your launching Windows are slowed down by each of these and each requires a small bit of sources while your computer is running.
Remember that BC maintains a quite comprehensive Startup Database that includes info about whether the inquired item is required, optional, or unnecessary, in case you are unsure about what can be safely removed.
At the same time, remember that those symbols in your Background also take a small number of trunk time to set themselves.
Absence of Care
Stage 5. Clean up your hard drive (preparation for Stage 7). Delete unused applications and transfer old files into a CD. Unplayed games, lots of family pictures, zipped files which you have already opened, applications you haven’t used in two years, software for that old printer you threw away last year—these are some examples of files you can delete. Then use Window’s Disk Clean-up to delete temporary internet files, temporary PC health files, etc.
(Note for higher level users: some professionals would include the added maintenance step of cleaning up the Windows registry, and there are plenty of apps to help do this. For the most part, registry maintenance will not make a vital difference, and unless you are really comfortable with Windows, and carefully make copies of the registry, you can do severe damage by creating registry changes, so this measure is not included
Stage 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it repair Ivpnmon.
Step 7. Defragment your pc.
Hopefully, since you have have concluded, you will see a noticeable improvement in computer functionality.