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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
MSKDetct.exe is a program file which is normally associated with the Mcafee antivirus package. The exact disk location for this file 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 program's main purpose is prevent spam from getting into your email inbox. It can help eliminate all the advertising and spam emails, and this product is from Mcafee and its called Mcafee spamkiller. This program is considered safe and is not spyware or adware. Visit mskdetct.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 mskdetct.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKDetct.exe and it will have the /startup paramater passed into it.


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

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

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