What is msiosrv.exe?

The genuine msiosrv.exe file is a software component of Marshal EndPoint Security by RAS Infotech.
Msiosrv.exe is an executable file that is associated with Marshal Endpoint Security, a security program designed for data loss prevention that controls and manages portable media devices connected to computers. This is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. Marshal EndPoint Security prevents file being transferred to or from unauthorized devices. The program encrypts data copied to authorized devices. It also features visibility of devices and files being accessed on the network, while providing control over specifying who can access what and for how long. Marshal EndPoint Security was designed to prevent unauthorized access to data on portable devices such as USB flash drives, iPods, PDAs, as well as CDs through the enforcement of security policies. RAS Infotech Ltd. is a distributor of solutions in IT network security that let users secure, control and manage networks. The company is currently based in Hyderabad, India.

MSIOSrv stands for Marshal EndPoint Security Input-Output Service

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 msiosrv.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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Msiosrv.exe file information

The file does not contain any references to the programmer responsible for the msiosrv.exe process. For that reason, we are unable to identify the software associated with it.

Description: Msiosrv.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Msiosrv.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 253,952 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 794,624 bytes, 532,480 bytes or 536,576 bytes. 
The application has no file description. The program has no visible window. The msiosrv.exe file is not a Windows core file. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Msiosrv.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify msiosrv.exe related errors

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

this is Devicewall file. This file is belongs to Devicewall and that is mandatory for policy and application checking.
  Abinash Kumar  
This is the Marshal EndPoint Security service (formally known as Device wall)
  Shane Rosenbrock   (further information)
DeviceWall(TM) is a security program that enforces system wide access restrictions, such as preventing access to USB devices or writing CDs. Removing it is probably in conflict with your company's rules for having access to a PC on their network.

Summary: Average user rating of msiosrv.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks msiosrv.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving msiosrv issues

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