How to remove an MsMpEng error
The free file information forum can help you determine if MsMpEng.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.
MsMpEng.exe file information
The process known as Service Executable or Antimalware Service Executable or AntiMalware Service Executable or Microsoft Antimalware
belongs to software Windows Defender or Microsoft Malware Protection or Microsoft Security Essentials or Windows Defender Service or Microsoft Antimalware Service or Microsoft Antimalware or Microsoft Windows Operating System
by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: MsMpEng.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ or in a subfolder of Windows Temp folder.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 13,592 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 14,032 bytes and 20 more variants.
The program has no visible window. MsMpEng.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. MsMpEng.exe is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of problems with MsMpEng.exe, you may also do the following:
- go to the support area of the Microsoft website
- uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Windows Defender or Microsoft Antimalware
Recommended: Identify MsMpEng.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MsMpEng.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the MsMpEng.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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