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How to remove the mxs virus

Most antivirus programs identify mxs.exe as malware, for example Kaspersky identifies it as Backdoor.Win32.SdBot.avh, and Microsoft identifies it as Backdoor:Win32/Sdbot.
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Mxs.exe file information

The process known as Windows Kernel Security appears to belong to software unknown by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Mxs.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file mxs.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 164,800 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 164,864 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/mxs.exe.html 
Mxs.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. The mxs.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. The mxs.exe file is not a Windows core file. Mxs.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 73% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify mxs.exe related errors

Important: You should check the mxs.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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