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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
msdtc.exe is a file that you most likely had arrive as preinstalled software on your PC. The exact disk location is also shown below to verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. Always check the proper disk location of your programs if you are suspicious. This msdtc.exe file is from Microsoft and is called the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator Service. This first started showing up on my computer on windows 7 and 10. Even if you terminate this msdtc.exe file, the windows system will start it up again, so it makes no sense to try to remove or terminate this task. This file is safe and is not considered to be spyware or virus related. Visit msdtc.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 msdtc.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Windows\System32\msdtc.exe is where you will find this on your disk.


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

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

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