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so NOT dangerous I have disabled windows messanger through msconfig, and add/remove programs, but it still runs under my processes and uses 100% of my recources and i'm running 1gig of My one gripe is that you can't really uninstall it. It has an option which says "Allow Windows Messenger to Run in the Background." Turn that off. If you want the solution, delete it with the registry commands as outlined. Source

Though the information provided in the link doesn't really help you remove the bug, it does tell you what other files are indicators of infection. This Trojan opens up your Windows security. Out of all this I read...he had the correct answer. If you're having trouble stopping the process, go to Run and open msconfig. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/msmsgs.exe.html

sharon your definition for virus is not clear - my msmsgs.exe is located in c:\Program Files\messenger zeero Check this link: http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Windows_XP/ Rose Is a part of the microsoft messenger (To uninstall For example MSN Mesenger use this API for remote assistance. This displays the rollback command and parameters.

I down load msn messenger 7.0 and I can run it. My current Messenger folder is 'MSN Messenger', so it's definitely an old version we're talking about. file?140What is the function of What is the function of svchost.exe00dnstehachapi.exe explanation explanation00autoclk.exe file characteristics file characteristics00Define Define YTSingleInstance.dll file. Rebooting is not help either.

Didn't found more articles on this yet! Do I need it?00AdAway.dll information information10taskeng.exe information information60services.exe info info00File File IELowutil.exe definition definition00msiexec.exe file characteristics file characteristicsSubscribePlease enter your e-mail address: If you do not want to receive our spyware See also: Link Aaron Harris Berkowitz NOT A VIRUS PEOPLE! http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/msmsgs.exe-3386.html Enabling it allows anyone online anywhere in the world to pop up Windows on your screen to fool you into taking actions that may not be in your best interest or

Darth Vader There is a virus that is downloaded through an executable called msmgs.exe... Run this (START, Run) with the command first [RunDll32.exe], a space, then the parameter exactly as displayed. Remember, knowledge is the most powerful weapon. Anyway, once its reloaded, go check out your msmsgs.exe and see if it's there, thus being a normal part of your os.

I have the MSMSGS disabled, yet it shows up in the Task Manager. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/how-to-stop-msmsgs-exe-service.58853/ and it found this and stop it never have problems with it again 'WIN XP ' It reboots my PC everytime my family logs off from one users to an other Syrynxx's link is accurate on elmination techniques. Reproduction in part or whole without written permission is prohibited.

Rebooting is not help either. msmsgs.exe can be some sort of file that starts programs that start popups and adds. Boris Worm downloader!, i just updated windows messenger from official website and a worm was found after installation, deleted, and then a different one appeared, you can delete the worm, but Got rid of it deleting registry's key: LOCALMACHINE-Microsoft-Windows-CurrentVersion\Policies\explorer\Run M.A.C.

Then right click again, and go to properties, and select "Disable" Gotta love the Ghetto-rig messenger :} Don't delete. Have fun! Otherwise this proces will continue to run even after you removed the messenger. Download a remover for Windows.

The MSN Process is msnmsgr. Which boggles me, since I just scanned for viruses with NAV. There are many malwares that hide as this program (is a fake program) It is supposedly necessary to run certain programs, including the messenger itself.

You need to check the location of your msmsgs.exe file it should not be located in your C:Windows\System32 it should be under Program files in your messenger folder with a file

I turned it off and haven't seen it booting since. Msmsgs.exe is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Twice I came back after several hours and it was using over 50% of my cpu trying to do something. MsMsgs stands for Microsoft Messages The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file.

if you try to click on it , no luck. Very suspicious. it's slow Cpu usage and internet connection.. Harmless or not, freeing up memory and background processes FINALLY is so NICE!

After saving these settings MSN messenger removed the entry "c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe /background" from my registry. tb0 Start - Run - Type "Services.msc" Find windows messenger service and right click, and stop. Run Security Task Manager to check your msmsgs process 2. This works this safe but may be risk flew asts I've found Hidden rootkit (undetectable with antivirus)located in local settings folder in c: DraganIli Yes, MSMSGS.exe does have something to do

Reply ยป -0001 11 30 Post a comment Attention: Use this form only if you have additional information about a parasite, its removal instructions, additional resources or behavior. Bree its jus msn messenger so need to worry .