Is MSASCui.exe safe?
MSASCui.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 MSASCui.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.
MSASCui.exe file information
The process known as Windows Defender User Interface or User Interface or Windows Defender belongs to software Windows Defender or Microsoft Windows or Microsoft Windows Operating System or Legacy utilities for WebPlus (version 10) or Verizon Media Manager by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: MSASCui.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file MSASCui.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 866,584 bytes (37% of all occurrences), 777,424 bytes and 15 more variants.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. It is digitally signed. MSASCui.exe is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 3% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with MSASCui.exe, you may also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Windows Defender), turn to the software developer, Microsoft, for advice or search for an update on the vendor’s website.
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If MSASCui.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 58% dangerous. The file size is 188,928 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 158,208 bytes, 183,808 bytes, 123,765 bytes or 187,904 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. It is not a Windows system file. MSASCui.exe is able to record inputs.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MSASCui.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder, for example Trojan.Win32.Inject.boae or Packed.Win32.Katusha.j (detected by Kaspersky), and Trojan.Gen or Packed.Mystic!gen4 (detected by Symantec). Therefore, you should check the MSASCui.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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