mpuxsrv.exe - Is mpuxsrv.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is mpuxsrv.exe?
Purpose of mpuxsrv.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: mpuxsrv.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
MpUXSrv.exe is a software program which was most likely on your computer without you attempting to even install it. The hard drive folder location for this MpUXSrv.exe program is also show below, always verify where its located on your hard drive. It is common for malware or virus writers to put a similiar named file in other folders hoping to fool you, so its always best double check the folder location to make sure its the right program task you are viewing. This MpUXSrv.exe program file is a task that came Microsoft and its part of their Windows Defender protection suite. It will not continually run, as it will shut down on its own. This MpUXSrv.exe is considered safe, and is not considered malware, spyware, or virus related software. (Please feel free to visit what-is-exe.com at any time in the future for finding out if tasks are rogue or valid windows tasks). Be aware that you will also find files like MSASCui.exe and MSASCuiL.exe in this same folder. Visit mpuxsrv.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the mpuxsrv.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\mpuxsrv.exe


  • Is mpuxsrv.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is mpuxsrv.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove mpuxsrv.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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