HMonitor

Average User Rating:
2.2
out of 17 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.5.3.5
  • Total Downloads:
    307,590
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 11, 2013
  • Price:
    Free to try; Single-user license (30-day trial); $35.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    1.77MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    29
  • Platform:
    Windows

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1 stars

"HMonitor is Crapware. Run!"

December 12, 2012  |  By cnuser987

 |  Version: HMonitor 4.5.3.1

Pros

Installed easily.

Cons

Produces totally bogus results:
Core=+3.89V
Aux=+3.84V
+3.3V=+x.xxV
+5V=+x.xxV
+12V=+xx.xxV
-12V=-xx.xxV

Summary

When I made the mistake of asking for help I was repeatedly insulted by what appears to be Seldon Cooper on Big Bang Theory. I made the blunder of paying up front, and when I asked for a refund I got this:
As for refund - you have enough time to test the program BEFORE purchasing the license.
And, remember, by sending data for the registration, you have EXPLICITLY CONFIRMED that

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1 stars

"Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,"

October 03, 2012  |  By rcmmulti

 |  Version: HMonitor 4.5.3.1

Pros

None stay away Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,vVirus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,

Cons

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Summary

Stay the Blank away!!!!!Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,Virus,

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3 stars

"Doesnt see my laptops fans, but has basic monitors."

June 15, 2011  |  By CWBOU812

 |  Version: HMonitor 4.5.2.2

Pros

It does have basic monitoring of some PC temperatures.

Cons

On my Toshiba Qosmio it didnt see any of the internal fans, or voltages, so there was no way it could control the fans.

Summary

This is probably a good program for a regular PC for controlling fans, monitoring voltages, and temperatures. And even though it wont control my laptop fans, it still can be a good temperature monitor. 3/5 stars.

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1 stars

"Bad Long term deal"

June 08, 2011  |  By silhouett

 |  Version: HMonitor 4.5.1.3

Pros

Software works great

Cons

customer service is BAD

Summary

Can not use product since re-installed software.
I recently re-installed windows 7 on the machine I use hmonitor on. When I went to use the hmonitor software I entered my key code and it said it was not for this machine. I wrote an email to support@hmonitor.com and that is when the real problem came in. The gentleman that I delt with told me I needed to use the email I used with my paypal account and no further emails would be accepted from this one. I then wrote using the email I use at paypal and the same man told me I needed to send my info to register@hmonitor.com which I then did but the mail server bounced it saying it was invalid. I wrote the support again and was told they could not help me with my mail server. I wrote and explained it was their mail server that rejected the mail and they wrote back saying
Until you follow my instructions, can't help you, sorry. I explained How I had followed instructions and that they were being rude and they replied Really??? Well, i have nothing to add then... ;-)

I told them this was very poor customer service.
At which I discovered they had ban my email server from sending them emails at all ?

I now own hmonitor but can not use it for the machine I purchased it for. I can not get support and
feel this company is extremely unprofessional

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1 stars

"The file came with a virus"

October 24, 2010  |  By rk2469

 |  Version: HMonitor 4.5.1.3

Pros

nothing good here. This file is infected with a virus. Not sure why the cnet states this file as "Tested spyware free" when it is infected with virus...

Cons

infected with a virus...

Summary

10/24/2010 4:33:28 PM Infected virus HEUR:Trojan.Win32.Generic

http://software-files-l.cnet.com/s/software/11/56/98/68/hmonitor.zip?e=1287977605&h=16691541f63a10f20bbf898b6b5c2d7d&lop=link&ptype=1901&ontid=2094&siteId=4&edId=3&spi=eb580021ec07eee9b8bb1baf55a51482&pid=11569868&psid=10026653&fileName=hmonitor.zip/setup.exe//data0005

High

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1 stars

"Didn't Evaluate no Trial Period"

October 05, 2010  |  By Movarias

 |  Version: HMonitor 4.5.1.3

Pros

Wasn't able to use free trial

Cons

Wasn't able to use free trial

Summary

Although it says a trial it does not. I installed it and started it and when I didn't have an option to continue in trial mode I clicked close and it shutdown my entire computer. I don't know if that is their idea of a joke for not having bought the program it was not funny.

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3 stars

"Next-best thing to NextSensor, but watch out for SPAM"

September 18, 2010  |  By goyta

 |  Version: HMonitor 4.5.1.3

Pros

Works with Windows 7, including x64. Comprehensive monitoring.

Cons

Confusing interface, bad documentation. CPU throttling available only in paid version. Registration demands a non-public e-mail address (i.e., no Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail accepted) that starts getting spam for pirated software.

Summary

What I really wanted was NextSensor, the BEST monitor and CPU throttling utility ever made (and it was freeware!), but development on it has long ceased and it doesn't support 64-bit systems. HMonitor is the next best thing I could find that does, but it's not nearly as straightforward as NextSensor. The interface is confusing and the documentation is poor. And the CPU throttling feature I needed is only available in the Pro (paid) version. Even automatically checking for updates is an optional, paid feature.

I bought the Pro version, but the purchase process refuses e-mail addresses from known public Web mail services like Gmail, Yahoo or Hotmail. I informed a very rarely used account provided by my ISP and it was accepted, but spam advertising pirated software started arriving immediately in that account and still arrives heavily. At the very least they or their paying service don't secure their customers' e-mail address database, because spammers got my address from it - no doubt about this, given that the e-mail account was hardly ever used and timing matched perfectly. So, BEWARE!

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1 stars

"VIRUS Beware! Artemis Trojan (found by McAfee)"

August 26, 2010  |  By cnetuser2010_10

 |  Version: HMonitor 4.5.1.2

Pros

Sounds great if it delivered and was not Malware!

Cons

VIRUS Beware!! McAfee found Artemis trojan and quickly cleaned. Program tried to disable all firewalls antivirus and security settings upon installation. Must be checked out further by CNET.

Summary

Definitely not spyware free. Even somone with an imppecable a record as the people at download.com can make a mistake.

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1 stars

"Horrid Customer Experience, Get SpeedFan instead"

March 28, 2010  |  By go_bucksss

 |  Version: HMonitor 4.4.4.1

Pros

Seemed like decent software by description, paid for it and support would not send me the key to utilize it, said email did not come from same email as the paypal payment, even tho future communications came through paypal regarding the transaction

Cons

Horrid customer service, wasted time with multiple coorsponce just trying to get what was paid for against all reason and common sense...

Summary

Use SpeedFan it is free and WAY more robust, save your money on HMonitor and donate it to Speedfan like I did and get a much better experience and product.

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1 stars

"I paid to have a virus installed on my system?"

November 15, 2009  |  By bobcalledjohn

 |  Version: HMonitor 4.4.3.4

Pros

Absolutely none.

Cons

Either the software or their website gave me a virus. That about covers it.

Summary

I went to their website, downloaded the newest version and sent payment via Paypal. Immediately, my scanner notified me that a trojan virus that had just been installed on my system in the hmonitor directory! I had to chase it for a couple of hours to eradicate it. It also modified my Firefox script permissions which would have allowed a re-infection if I ever visited their site again. Is this company just a front for hackers? Now I have to file a Paypal dispute to try to get my money back. What a scam.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.5.3.5
Version 4.5.3.5 has added Fintek F71868AD sensor chip and Fintek F71889A sensor chip support.
General
Publisher ABSoftware
Publisher web site http://www.hmonitor.com
Release Date May 19, 2013
Date Added June 11, 2013
Version 4.5.3.5
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 7, Windows, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.77MB
File Name hmonitor.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 307,590
Downloads Last Week 29
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $35

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