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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This program is known as a trojan virus file, and you should delete this virus from your hard drive if found. The actual hard drive location is also shown below. This is known as a virus Trojan.Zlob.D Delete this file (put it in your recycle bin), if you cannot delete it, open your tasklist and terminate it first, then try deleting it again). If it is not removed, it may also download other viruses onto your pc. Visit mssearchnet.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 mssearchnet.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive at C:\WINDOWS\system32\mssearchnet.exe

  • Is mssearchnet.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 mssearchnet.exe considered a virus or trojan?

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