How to remove the msnmsgrs virus
Most antivirus programs identify msnmsgrs.exe as malware.
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Msnmsgrs.exe file information
The process belongs to software Yuri_Server by unknown.
Description: msnmsgrs.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 200,798 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 52,836 bytes, 122,105 bytes or 136,803 bytes.
Msnmsgrs.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. The file is not a Windows system file. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). msnmsgrs.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 47% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify msnmsgrs.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "MsnMsgr" definitely not required.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as msnmsgrs.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the msnmsgrs.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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