What is mswinext.exe?
Mswinext.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 mswinext.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.
Mswinext.exe file information
Description: Mswinext.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. mswinext.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 243,544 bytes (37% of all occurrences), 240,992 bytes and 6 more variants.
The program has no visible window. The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows core file. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Mswinext.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you are having problems with mswinext.exe, you could also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Bing Toolbar, use the software provider’s support or update the program to the latest version.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mswinext.exe. Therefore, you should check the mswinext.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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