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: msseces.exe
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.
Purpose of this file:
msseces.exe is a file which may have arrived as preinstalled on your computer. The actual hard drive location and folder is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware, adware, or virus related. Sometimes the spyware or virus writers simply place a similiar or same named file elsewhere on your computer hoping to fool you. This msseces.exe software file is part of microsoft's security suite and its a new program that appeared after the Windows XP days. This msseces.exe software is a free software security module that can be downloaded on the microsoft site, I highly recommend this and think it is very good. It is not part of windows by default so you need to go download and install it. It seems to catch alot of the malware and viruses that I have seen other free security programs not be able to catch. This msseces.exe file will also run in your computer startup and will be viewable in your tasklist. This file is considered safe and is not virus, adware, or spyware related software.
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What is the msseces.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program is located at c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Essentials\msseces.exe" -hide -runkey