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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This is part of an add-on to Microsoft messenger, and it adds additional features to the Microsoft messenger. Note that it may come with adware and cause popups as reports have been sent on this relating to popup advertising. This MsgPlus.exe file is considered a safe file, and it is not considered to be spyware or virus related software. This is also typically found on older computers like Windows 2000, as the names have changed over the years and the instant messengers have also changed along with them. Anytime you get an instant messenger add-on, you may get some popup advertising messages so you can disable it if you wish. Visit msgplus.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 msgplus.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This can be found on your hard drive at : C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3 (Note that many spyware programs will attempt to change locations or hide from detection, they will also closely mimic known file names). This has been known to come with adware, you may want to consider removing if you have begun getting popups after installing this.


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

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

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