ctfmon.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if ctfmon.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against threats.
This program is usually found in C:\Windows\System32\ctfmon.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 42b6a94dd747df2b5f628a2752e62a98.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is good.
ctfmon.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a 64-bit executable. It runs using the full capacity of modern computer processors.
The description stored in the file is CTF Loader.
File version stored as a property 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
This executable does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is usually a bad thing.
ctfmon.exe is digitally signed. Today most legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in ctfmon.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This executable does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.