msiexec16.exe - Is msiexec16.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is msiexec16.exe?
Purpose of msiexec16.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: msiexec16.exe

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

Purpose of this file:
This is known as a trojan virus program that trys to mimic a well known system file. If you find this you should add it to your recycle bin. Visit msiexec16.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 msiexec16.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
Do a Windows search to find this file.


  • Is msiexec16.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 msiexec16.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        Yes.

  • Would you recommend that I remove msiexec16.exe?
        Yes, I would remove msiexec16.exe if it was on my computer. If you wish to do this, and you get an error message because you cannot access it, you should first terminate the task in your tasklist and then attempt to add it to your recycle bin again.

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