john How do i get the EXE file for MSN messenger Hayley sxasc sdvdfvdf adfbvdfavbad f b fvsdcdv Might be used by Trojan.Zlob.B See also: Link Kurt The "NOTE" on top Do it now! zollie deletes all ms office files and stops efficient internet use Jared i ain tno wizard with things like this but i agree on this file definalty being a virus! No.
Checked msconfig and msmsgs.exe was there and it's directory was listed as C:\Documents and Settings\*USER*\Start Menu\Programs. run regedt32, nav to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MessengerService. process now gone mossespa virus if located in windows/system32 folder....remove! Ainars Old Windows Messenger - Not dangerous- IM Client See also: Link Laster I also solved the CPU problem through Norton AV! http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/msmsgs.exe.html
There can be the dangerous file with the same name as the safe file. justhank I instructed it not to start and deleted it as well as all references to it in the registry. SpyBot and AdAware are similarly silent. i detect it when i end process tree msmsgs.exe..
if this is taking up alot of your CPU, this is the aforementioned virus. This is located at program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to DarkSide It's Windows Messanger I found this out a few days ago thanks guys :D Just Disable it from running in background thats all I did! Disclaimer It is assumed that users are familiar with the operating system they are using and comfortable with making the suggested changes.
It does not show up on HiJackThis scan. The true msmsgs.exe file is a safe Microsoft Windows system process, called "Windows Messenger". If I re-enable it, it appears again. http://www.file.net/process/msmsgs.exe.html dont know why people always get these two programs mixed up mykeeX Micheal figured out my problem.
Not MSN Messenger. Shadowbird rvoltaire, you are awesome. in order to do that you need to boot in SAFE MODE and delete msmsgs.exe (or just rename it for later use) check It's the MSN Messenger, you just have to If you have Norton antivirus open it up and turn off the messange scan wcheli I have found that the help here has been great, but if you really want to
Don't delete it ! msmsgs.exe is anormal windows file but on my pc it has been overwritten and is being used by a spy-ware company but i cannot find it to delete it beacue the Removed it according to instruction from another forum but it has reloaded. It can be several things...most commonly Windows Messenger's exe file or a virus. (If located in the System32 folder) For me it was the normal messenger, but it liked to hog
Even when it says disabled it seems to run anyway sending data to "keylime stats". MrColonist msmsgs.exe (Agobot-Nl Worm)... So it can give false positives in some Anti-virus software. Now, GONE!
i do not have XP. See also: Link Expresso I tried the process outlined in syrynxx's link and Windows Messenger does appear but I can't remove the check from the checkbox. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Twice I came back after several hours and it was using over 50% of my cpu trying to do something.
Alex_the_Stealth msmsgs.exe is ok, just don't confuse it with msmgs.exe or msmsg.exe ... NO IDEA it is trojan,and very annoying one hard to get rid of jouni I removed MSN Messenger from my computer as well as Windows Messenger. i opens all my contacts and sends them the same thing.
Messiah Did not have before Norton AV. My current Messenger folder is 'MSN Messenger', so it's definitely an old version we're talking about. It's just annoying to see soemthing start up that you don't use. it's slow Cpu usage and internet connection..
Wierd, at least Nene You can get rid of it. If you don't use it it's better to remove it (delete or rename the ?:\Porgram Files\Messenger or delete from the Registry (HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run) qwerty It could be a part of the Windows The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run, MACHINE\Run, DEFAULT\Run, MACHINE\RunServices). My screen was flickering and I was wondering what was going on, then suddenly I got a warning from IE (which I didn't open) asking if it could paste my clipboard
Note: The msmsgs.exe file is located in the folder C:\Program Files\Messenger. See also: Link mykeeX its is indeed for the basic windows messenger, "Techie" was so so so wrong and doesnt deserve to call himself a techie for saying its the windows Nov 26, 2004 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. I have renamed the offending file -- we'll see what happens.
Acrap it run in system forever, i like to stop it but i can't dragon001 Have it on my computer since 3 hours ago. Thank's rvoltaire! Joe.voo I suddenly got lag playing everquest resulting in my toon getting killed and when I logged out and checked processes running this file was one of the major memory users i used to to do port blocks using NIS2005 but it keeps on using different ports all the time.
See also: Link drewcifer go to task manager end msmsgs process then search files for msmsgs and delete all ,bingo jobs a gooden job The simplest fix is often the best RRRode I only know according to my firewall logs it tried to get on the internet all the time. theMGT Just open it up, Go to the options and deselect "run at windows startup" and "allow to run in the background" It is always running under 'svchost.exe' and restarts automatically I was able to not have it start using Spybot's "Tools".
Go to start up tab and disable it from starting on computer boot. The program has no visible window. If you don't use Windows Messenger, this can be annoying. DML just makes me have to minimize some games to close the app.