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

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



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common 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.


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, msgplus.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. msgplus.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is msgplus.exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

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

  • View All Tasks and Processes
    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. 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. Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.