What is MPCProtectService.exe?

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 MPCProtectService.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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MPCProtectService.exe file information

The process known as MPC Protect Service or MPC Cleaner belongs to software More Powerful Cleaner or MPC Cleaner by DotC United or DotCash.

Description: MPCProtectService.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. MPCProtectService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 350,688 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 355,808 bytes and 8 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. MPCProtectService.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 43% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with MPCProtectService.exe, you could also do the following:
  1) uninstall the software More Powerful Cleaner or MPC Cleaner using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program)
  2) go to the software publisher,, for advice.

Recommended: Identify MPCProtectService.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MPCProtectService.exe. Therefore, you should check the MPCProtectService.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

Created a service called '48fd95eaed00a12684f1592ef9749cea' which is clearly rubbish. Unable to disable the service in task manager but if you right click and open service you can disable it on start-up. It appeared with a load of other spyware/malware which got picked up by malwarebytes. If MPC Protect Service is legit software then it was malware lying to me but if you didn't install it then it is clearly bad bad!
  Roy Ripskins Saunderson  
es kann nicht gelöscht werden.. man kann nichts mit dem task manager beenden..
its not uninstalling

Summary: Average user rating of MPCProtectService.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments. One user thinks MPCProtectService.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user suspects danger. 2 users think MPCProtectService.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving MPCProtectService issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with MPCProtectService. 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 MPCProtectService.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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