How to remove the mssrv32 virus

Most antivirus programs identify mssrv32.exe as malware—for instance Sophos identifies it as Mal/Generic-A, and Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan.Win32.Buzus.awrc.

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Mssrv32.exe file information

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Description: Mssrv32.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file mssrv32.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 25,088 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 15,965 bytes or 48,297 bytes. 
The file is a file with no information about its developer. It is not a Windows core file. Mssrv32.exe is able to manipulate other programs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 55% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: You should check the mssrv32.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 mssrv32.exe: based on 6 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user suspects danger. 4 users think mssrv32.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving mssrv32 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active mssrv32 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the mssrv32.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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