How to remove the Mstray virus
Most antivirus programs identify Mstray.exe as malware, for instance Kaspersky identifies it as Email-Worm.Win32.Rays.c, and Microsoft identifies it as Worm:Win32/Wukill.F@mm.
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Mstray.exe file information
Description: The file Mstray.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 49,152 bytes (37% of all occurrences), 65,024 bytes, 53,765 bytes, 53,507 bytes or 3,438,112 bytes.
The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Mstray.exe is not a Windows system file. Mstray.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. Mstray.exe is able to hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If Mstray.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 3,660,288 bytes. The program has a visible window. File Mstray.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. Program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows system file.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "RavTime" definitely not required. Added by the WUKILL.A WORM!
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Mstray.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Mstray.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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