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Run Security Task Manager to check your msiexec process 2. This log will contain different information for each parameter you use:msiexec.exe [/i][/x] [/L{i|w|e|a|r|u|c|m|o|p|v|x+|!|*}][/log] /L - enable logging i - include status messagesw - include non-fatal warningse - include all error See also: Link Nurdeen Charania Often runs as part of auto update / Microsoft update. (its used to install like everyone says. and u will get list of commands to customize applications Abi I know this file is ok but I don't know why the clueless comment on here LOL "omg delete this

I was curious and in properties the Installer Engine is msiexec.exe Not sure how this got here. See also: Link xjx this file is essential for installing new software but the problem is when it appears when no installation is running! Don’t open any unknown file types, or download programs from pop-ups that appear in your browser. JVC Show all 106 comments If you know more about msiexec.exe, share your knowledge and help other users.

u : Advertises to the current user. TRANSFORMS= : Property that is used to specify what transform (.mst) files should be applied to the package. Right-click on the file, choose Properties and examine the General and Version tabs.Get a second opinion. found in C:\WINDOWS\system32, 78,848bytes denis Autodown load everytime to use search funtion on start buttom Abjamal msiexec.exe took lot of memory.

Orville Smith If you are not installing anything, It can be a virus. Found the file in my personal folder. Aldana this is an installer file which will be terminated on its own when the installation is complete Shekhar Bhatnagar Norton Antivir: "Malicious Script detected" filename: msiExec.exe (captal E!) Object:"Filesystem Object" Moved from Vista to Am I Infected.

As for those people that are having problems with it, have you installed anything recently? package : Specifies the Windows Installer package file. /g LanguageID : Identifies the language. /t TransformList : Applies transform to advertised package. Suppercut It started when I updated my BlackBerry and Roxio was uninstalled Chrissy Matteson all lowercase is an actual microsoft service, you can get by with stopping the service until you This tool gives you full control over the installation process, allowing you to set:install options (install, uninstall, administrative install, advertise a product)display options (full, basic or no UI during the installation)restart

san updates with the .net framework that comes with games and smokes your memory bus george jetsaid This file is not inherently a threat. Meghan it keeps asking me if i want to allow this to make changes to my computer! I have been having a lot of viruses recently, and I this one called msiexec.exe virus keeps sending me requests for full control of my computer. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.

  1. Top of pageExamplesTo install a package and create a log file that contains the information related to the status, out-of-memory, and error messages, type:msiexec /i Example.msi /Lime logfile.txtTo apply a patchTop
  2. Clicking OK does not stop/remove this script, nor can it be quaranteened!!
  3. if you're completely comfortable with starting and stopping background services, then do what pleases you.
  4. If the letters of the file are all lowercase there is a good chance the file is safe.
  5. The program is not visible.
  6. Install Nero V8, get msiexec.exe, computer load everything very slow.
  7. I use Norton, but it didn't think it was dangerous; Malwarebytes did, and I just found out that they were right, because the real msiexec is still in its proper place,
  8. it is MS file for installer footballboy It keeps installing things I dont want.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Your computer is halted and needs to do something about this scriot. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. I use Norton, but it didn't think it was dangerous; Malwarebytes did, and I just found out that they were right, because the real msiexec is still in its proper place,

Using the site is easy and fun. I tracked down the folder it comes from, and this is what it looks like-[img][IMG][/IMG]Uploaded with[/img]I tried deleting it and sending it to the recycling bin, then permanently deleting it, amateur i need to know about the msi file for installing the software dakshinamurthy this file makes some anoying folders in my c: folder when its updating winxp it makes my I thought it would come back again like it did yesterday, but it's not, so I can't submit it to VirusTotal yet.

If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. If it is by any company other than microsoft, it is most likely malware. Google Chrome is another good browser that is faster and more secure than Internet Explorer. 5. To install a transform using the command lineTop of pageSyntaxmsiexec /i packageTRANSFORMS=TransformListTop of pageParameters/i : Installs or configures a product.

i keep denying it, but it pops back up right after! If this is showing up as malware, it is because your system is infected and the msiexec has been corrupted by a virus or malware. after stopping the process the icons n all appear.

This should only be running while you are running an installer.

Issues with hard-to-remove malware: Blocks Apps like SpyHunter Stops Internet Access Locks Up Computer Try Malware Fix Top Support FAQs Activation Problems? Alex Kruzicki I found it in registry with bar in it... Type the following at the prompt and press Enter. %windir%\system32\msiexec.exe /regserver This re-registers the msiexec.exe file in the C:\Windows\system32 directory. If you're being redirected from a site you’re trying to visit, seeing constant pop-up ads, unwanted toolbars or strange search results, your computer may be infected with malware.

Thanks for your help! If you don't have an antivirus, download any one of the following: Avira AntiVir Personal- Free anti-virus software for Windows. To update Windows and Office 1. Can't Remove Malware?

HOOK Absolutly NEEDED per Windows Bubs irs reload after delete It is an nstaller file that runs with updates, check that you dont have background updates running all the time See it wont not stop so i put it in safe mode with intrent and it ask me about systerm restore and I cllick conutine and i let it do its thing So, they set there own standard. to prevent further problems if your anivirus detects it as a malware, move the file to quarantine, do not delete.

c : Logs initial user interface parameters. IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Some legitimate programs on your computer have access to the Internet and that action can also trigger an IP alert. To help you analyze the msiexec.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such

your browser, IM program, P2P program etc), tried accessing a malicious IP address...Other FAQs about IP ProtectionHow does it do this?How does it inform you?I got an alert and I wasn't what the hell is wrong with you people? If it is by Microsoft and is all lower case, it is fine. Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled.

Please help me with this problem..[IMG][/IMG]Looking at the screenshot you submitted that file doesn't belong there.