GrooveMonitor is an applciation that is packaged with Microsoft Office 2007. The purpose of GrooveMonitor is to facilitate the sharing fucntionality MS office files with other computers. Through this application, multiple users can edit the same documents and see changes in real time. One can disable Groovemonitor if there is no need for sharing or collaborate with others on Office documents. To disable this process one can use tools like msconfig and disable it from the startup.