What is GarenaMessenger.exe?

The genuine GarenaMessenger.exe file is a software component of Garena+ by Garena Online .
Garena+ is a client for the eponymous web portal that provides access to online multiplayer games. GarenaMessenger.exe runs Garena+. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems. Garena+ is an online social platform for people to meet, chat, and play games. The software allows access to a variety of online games published by Garena, the ability to message friends privately or in a group, collaboration with teammates, and access to chat rooms and social channels. Garena+ is available for the Windows platform. Garena Online is an Internet platform provider based in Singapore that distributes game titles on Garena+. The company was founded in 2009 by Forrest Li and launched its first product, Garena+, an online game and social platform. The company is currently valued at over USD 2.5 billion. Garena is currently headquartered in Singapore.

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the GarenaMessenger.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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GarenaMessenger.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with GarenaMessenger
GarenaMessenger.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Garena or Garena Plus belongs to software Garena or Garena Plus or Garena - FIFA ONLINE (version 3(Vietnam), 3(Thailand)) or Garena - AVA or Garena - ELSWORD by Garena Online Pte.

Description: GarenaMessenger.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file GarenaMessenger.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 9,981,888 bytes (13% of all occurrences), 9,984,960 bytes and 18 more variants. 
The GarenaMessenger.exe file is not a Windows core file. GarenaMessenger.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. GarenaMessenger.exe is a Verisign signed file. The program can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run, User Shell Folders). GarenaMessenger.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with GarenaMessenger.exe, you can also use the software publisher's support site or uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramGarena+ or Garena - Heroes of Newerth.

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If GarenaMessenger.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's "Documents" folder, the security rating is 30% dangerous. The file size is 9,863,632 bytes. The program has a visible window. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. GarenaMessenger.exe is a Verisign signed file. The GarenaMessenger.exe file is digitally signed. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run, User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with GarenaMessenger.exe, you can also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramGarena - ELSWORD.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as GarenaMessenger.exe. Therefore, you should check the GarenaMessenger.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

It is a gaming platform software called garena
  NoName.avi   (further information)
i cant delete it on my task manager it says access denied
  Francis Pineda  

Summary: Average user rating of GarenaMessenger.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks GarenaMessenger.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving GarenaMessenger issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with GarenaMessenger. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the GarenaMessenger.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 as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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