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What is mis.exe?

Mis.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if mis.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Mis.exe file information

The process known as Money Information Server COM Server belongs to software Microsoft Money (version 2002, 2003) or Microsoft MSN Money Deluxe by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Mis.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file mis.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 184,364 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 180,280 bytes or 155,648 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/mis.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. The application can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. The file is not a Windows system file. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could completely remove Microsoft Money 2004 or Microsoft Money 2002 (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

Recommended: Identify mis.exe related errors

If mis.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 71% dangerous. The file size is 167,936 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. The mis.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Mis.exe is not a Windows core file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mis.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mis.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

MS Money background connections
Seems to remain open after you open and close MS Money.
part of Microsoft money
I don't use Money Express, so don't expect anything to be running when I quit Money, but found this sitting there using 120MB of RAM! Also using 4-30% of one processor.
have money installed; it does tend to stay open after money is closed
Management Information System
Foud this sucking 97% of my CPU. You can turn this off in Money by going to Tools Internet Updates Customize Updates and unchecking all boxes then clicing Done. Mis.exe should shut itself off after that. If not it may be one of the virus's mentioned

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of mis.exe: based on 9 votes with 7 user comments.
5 users think mis.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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