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What is msosync.exe?

Msosync.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 msosync.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.


Msosync.exe file information

The process known as Microsoft Office Document Cache

belongs to software Microsoft Office Shared (version 64-bit Setup, 64-bit MUI) 2010) or Microsoft Office Professional Plus (version 2010, 2013) or Microsoft Office Access Setup Metadata MUI or Microsoft Office Shared Setup Metadata MUI or Microsoft Office InfoPath MUI or Microsoft Office Professional or Microsoft Professional Plus (version 2013) or Microsoft Office Access Setup

by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Msosync.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. msosync.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 719,672 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 718,720 bytes and 13 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/msosync.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The msosync.exe file is digitally signed. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce). The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could uninstall Microsoft Office Groove MUI 2010 or Microsoft Office Shared 64-bit Setup from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

Recommended: Identify msosync.exe related errors

If msosync.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 68% dangerous. The file size is 720,064 bytes. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. The file is digitally signed. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce). Msosync.exe is not a Windows core file.
You could uninstall Microsoft Office Groove MUI 2010 from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as msosync.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the msosync.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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Summary: Average user rating of msosync.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment.
2 users think msosync.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.


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