How to remove the msiexec virus
Most antivirus programs identify msiexec.dll as malware.
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Msiexec.dll file information
Little is known about the process, since there is no reference to the producer within the file.
Description: The file msiexec.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 81,920 bytes.
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. Program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs). It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 94% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as msiexec.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the msiexec.dll 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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