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What is msmdsrv.exe?

Msmdsrv.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 msmdsrv.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.

Msmdsrv.exe file information

The process known as Analysis server or Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services or OLAP server or SQL Server Analysis Services (MSSQLSERVER) or Microsoft SQL Server (version 2005 Analysis Services)

belongs to software Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services or Microsoft SQL Server (version 2005, 2005 Tools, 2005 Analysis Services) or Microsoft SQL Server VSS Writer or Microsoft SQL Server Native or Microsoft SQL Server OLAP Services

by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Msmdsrv.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. msmdsrv.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ (normally C:\Program Files\Microsoft Analysis Services\Bin\). Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,732,667 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 1,966,080 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/msmdsrv.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The msmdsrv.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. Msmdsrv.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 57% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or Microsoft SQL Server 2005 from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

Recommended: Identify msmdsrv.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as msmdsrv.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the msmdsrv.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

Part of MS SQL Server Online Analytical Processing Engine
  Wilco Oosterom   (further information)
When invoked it can consume 100% of the cpu and you can not stop the service after it is started
MS SQL OLAP Services
  Who cares  
MSSQLServerOLAPService for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or 2005
Microsoft SQL Server OLAP
  Damien Jorgensen  
SQL Server Analysis Services (MSSQLSERVER)

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of msmdsrv.exe: based on 19 votes with 6 user comments.
17 users think msmdsrv.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users suspect danger. One user is not sure about it.

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