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: m3srchmn.exe
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.
Purpose of this file:
M3SrchMn.exe is a program that would have been installed by you, and would never arrive as preinstalled software on your computer. Always verify the disk folder that m3SrchMn.exe is stored in, so you confirm the file is the same exact program listed here, this is shown to you below. This m3SrchMn.exe file is known as MyWebSearch and it includes cursor mania, smiley central, a website portal, and of course advertising. These can slow your computer down, even if they try to claim these are not adware or spyware related. If you downloaded m3srchmn.exe and installed these things intentionally, you can leave them. If they arrived without your knowledge, or came installed with free software without your knowledge of the installation, you can remove them. Mywebsearch, popular screensavers, free buddy icons, smiley central, cursor mania, etc. .... these all may install programs which are considered adware or spyware. Many people download these free programs, but they often come with advertising, popup programs, and toolbar add-ons in your browser.
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What is the m3srchmn.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\2.bin\m3SrchMn.exe" /m=2 /w
Is m3srchmn.exe spyware?
Yes. This is considered a spyware related program.
Is this software task considered adware or malware?
Yes. This is advertising related, so it is considered adware and may be causing popup windows on your computer.
Is m3srchmn.exe considered a virus or trojan?
No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.
Would you recommend that I remove m3srchmn.exe?
Yes, I would remove m3srchmn.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.