How to remove an LTMSG error
The free file information forum can help you determine if LTMSG.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
LTMSG.exe file information
Description: The file LTMSG.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows (common is c:\windows\ or C:\WINDOWS\system32\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 40,960 bytes (98% of all occurrences), 38,912 bytes or 53,248 bytes.
The file is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Therefore the technical security rating is 25% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify LTMSG.exe related errors
If LTMSG.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 27% dangerous. The file size is 38,912 bytes (56% of all occurrences), 40,960 bytes or 105,472 bytes. It is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). LTMSG.exe is a Microsoft signed file.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "LTWinModem1" must run at start up. One of the "popular" WinModem series. WinModems use software rather than hardware - hence putting a load on the CPU. Needed if you have it for loading the drivers. See here for more WinModem information
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as LTMSG.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the LTMSG.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.
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