MSMSGS.EXE

Extension: exe
Filename MSMSGS.EXE is a part of Windows Messenger from Microsoft. File is located in "C:Program FilesMessenger". Although msmsgs.exe is a legitimate piece of software, it is recommended to disable it and prevent from starting automatically, especially if you do not use MSN Messenger program. Go to "Tools" > "Options" > "Preferences" within the main program's window and uncheck "Run when Windows starts" option. Presence of file msmsgs.exe in your system means that your computer is infected with Zlob. Presence of file msmsgs.exe in your system means that your computer is infected with Pexmor. Presence of file msmsgs.exe in your system means that your computer is infected with Smitfraud.

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Information added: 2004-03-19 10:00
Information updated: 2014-05-12 14:50

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Users comments about MSMSGS.EXE:

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Guest
Really i used speed up my Pc to get rid of wcs.exe and it dont work and uniblue leaves marks in your registry
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Guest
Thanks. This works as shown.
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Guest
The main method of disabling it and also disable windows messneger run in background :) it works havent seen it in 3 months now
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Guest
If you really really want to get rid of it, do as told, and rename folder C:Program FilesMessenger to C:Program FilesMessenger.off
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l have gone into control panel... performace and maintainance.. admin tools ..services and messenger is not there. It keeps popping up in my task manager. l stop process and it pops right back in again. l am totally lost
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hhague
thanks for geting me on track
BUT
not enough info
my version
to disable messenger go to
start>
control pannel>
performance and maintaince>
administrative tools>
services>
Messenger>
in the
General Tab
look for
startup type
there will be 3 choices / Automatic / Manual / Disable /
you want Disable
also to stop it right now
look for
service status and press stop
now press apply and ok

all better now.....
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