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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This program is a virus, this virus program attempts to look like the messenger program from Microsoft, but it is spelled differently. The Microsoft Messenger is spelled msmsgs.exe, while the virus is spelled msmgs.exe. This virus should be removed, your anti-virus software should identify and remove this. Visit msmgs.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 msmgs.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The location of this file is not listed, it is a virus so it should be searched for due to potential location changes.


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

  • Would you recommend that I remove msmgs.exe?
        Yes, I would remove msmgs.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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