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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
Msmsgs.exe is a software program that most likely came preinstalled on your computer, but you may have also installed this program yourself. The actual disk location is also listed below for this msmsgs.exe program. Make sure the file is not misspelled as spyware writers use similiar spelling on various known spyware modules! This msmsgs.exe software is the Microsoft Messenger (an instant messenging program similiar to AIM Instant Messenger) and by default this will always be on. If you want to turn this off or if you do not use it, simply remove the entry from your startup list, as msmsgs.exe is not required to run at startup. This msmsgs.exe program is considered safe and is not virus or spyware related in any way. Visit msmsgs.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 msmsgs.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This is located at program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe


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

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

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