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Infrared monitor service - Windows 10 Service

Detects other Infrared devices that are in range and launches the file transfer application. Stopping the service will prevent file transfer from working.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Infrared monitor service
Service name:irmon
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted -p
File:%WinDir%\System32\irmon.dll
Error control:normal
Group:TDI
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeIncreaseQuotaPrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeAuditPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

The Infrared monitor service is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Infrared monitor service fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the irmon service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Infrared monitor service is unable to start, if the Irda service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Infrared monitor service

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreInfraredmonitorserviceWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the irmon.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.