How to remove an MSKAgent error
The free file information forum can help you determine if MSKAgent.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
MSKAgent.exe file information
The process known as McAfee SpamKiller Agent Interface module or McAfee SpamKiller MskAgent Application belongs to software McAfee SpamKiller or Acoustica Effects Pack or McAfee Virtual Technician by McAfee (www.mcafee.com) or Networks Associates Technology (nai.com).
Description: MSKAgent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - mostly C:\Program Files\McAfee\spamkiller\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 110,592 bytes (74% of all occurrences), 126,976 bytes and 6 more variants.
It is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 73% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You have the option to completely remove Brave Soul or McAfee Virtual Technician (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
Recommended: Identify MSKAgent.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "MSKAGENTEXE" can run at start up. Part of McAfee Spamkiller
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MSKAgent.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the MSKAgent.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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