What Is MOM.exe
First of all you should know what exactly MOM.exe is. Basically MOM.exe is a monitoring program for the Catalyst Control Center. The creator of the program is ATI. To explain the concept we can say that it is an application that monitors the performance of ATI video card graphics. MOM.exe is required to ensure the smooth running of several functions of the graphic driver of video card.
Reinstalling the driver software is a short way to solve the problems related to MOM.exe. ATI was established in 1985 in Ontario, Canada. Basically it was a semiconductor technology corporation. K. Y. Ho was the founder of the company. Now it is important to know that it was Advanced Micro Devices or AMD which bought ATI in 2006. The new management decided to not use the ATI brand name any more and it was so until 2010.
How to Remove MOM.exe
In the Task Manager
There are some older versions of Windows that still run ATI software. And MOM.exe runs in the background which also means that you cannot view it in the Task Manager Applications tab. But there is a way to view MOM.exe. You simply have to open Windows Task Manager and click the Processes tab to view MOM.exe file in the list.
If the required file (MOM.exe) is not operating properly, it may cause issues with the smooth performance of your graphics card. Issues like this are best resolved when you reinstall the ATI Catalyst Control Center software.
Before you proceed, keep one thing in mind that installing and uninstalling drivers on Windows is only for Administrator users. So you will have to login as administrator to fix the issues. Without having administrator rights you won’t be able to log in.
Launch your Internet browser and open the AMD Drivers + Download Center. Following are the ways from which you can choose one to find and download the appropriate driver.
Go to Automatically Detect and Install Your Driver section of the AMD Drivers + Download Center Page. There you will see a Download Now button which you need to click.
You will be prompted to Run or Save autodetectability.exe. You simply need to click the Run button and then follow the on-screen instructions.
You better write down the type and model of your ATI graphics card. You should also know the Windows version you are using.
You should not have any difficulty in completing step 1 to step 4 in the Manually Select Your Driver section of the page. When you are done click Display Results button
You have the ATI graphics card model number written down. You need to search the card model in the list given on the right side of the AMD Drivers + Download Center page. And when you have done that then click the Windows version you are using.
Once you have downloaded the install program (automatically or manually) you will see a new page on your computer screen showing the install program. There will be a download button which you will click. A dialog box will appear asking you to run or save the program and you will choose to Save.
Launch the Control Panel.
Click Programs (Uninstall a Program). Windows 10 users will open Control Panel and then click Programs & Features.
You will see a list of installed apps and programs. Locate ATI Catalyst Install Manager and then right-click on it and click on Uninstall.
If you don’t find ATI Catalyst Install Manager then look for AMD Catalyst Install Manager. Both are same things. if you find both then uninstall both.
After, your computer restarts.
- Launch Internet Explorer.
- Go to Downloads to access the file you just downloaded.
- Run the file by simply clicking the Run button next to the ATI Catalyst Control Center installation program file.
- You will be prompted to save the installation files. You will press Install. Now follow the on screen instructions to install the software. Don’t change any option, just go with the default options and finish the installation by just keep clicking Next button.
- Finally, restart your computer.