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: msmbw.exe
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.
Purpose of this file:
Msmbw.exe is an executable program file that would have been installed by you. Always check the file location which is shown below, as this is a way to verify you have the correct file. Often spyware or virus writers use similiar names in hopes to fool you into thinking its a good file, but they place the spyware in other disk locations with the similiar or same name. This file has been reported as a worm or virus related file, if it were on my computer I would remove this immediately. This is also reported as part of the worm named W32.Serflog.A worm.
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What is the msmbw.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program should be searched for but also can be found at C:\WINDOWS\msmbw.exe
Is msmbw.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 msmbw.exe considered a virus or trojan?
Would you recommend that I remove msmbw.exe?
Yes, I would remove msmbw.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.