What is MySpaceIM.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the MySpaceIM.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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MySpaceIM.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with MySpaceIM
MySpaceIM.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as MySpace Instant Messenger belongs to software MySpaceIM or MySpace Instant Messenger by unknown.

Description: MySpaceIM.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The MySpaceIM.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 8,699,904 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 9,117,696 bytes and 6 more variants. 
There is no description of the program. MySpaceIM.exe is not a Windows core file. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: DEFAULT\Run, Run). MySpaceIM.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 45% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with MySpaceIM.exe, you can do the following:
  1) completely remove MySpaceIM (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)
  2) get help from the software vendor Myspace
  3) look for a new, improved version.

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If MySpaceIM.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 64% dangerous. The file size is 9,117,696 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. MySpaceIM.exe is not a Windows core file. The software uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MySpaceIM.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the MySpaceIM.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.


User Comments

Like MSN Messenger but only for Myspace
it is used for myspace to chat with people
THis is the exe that runs the MySpace Instant Messager. I don't use it so I don't know of any problems or viruses. But you never know with MySpace...
myspace is well known for being full of malicious viri and Phishing "lures" not to mention the added insecurities of instant messegers, however i dont know how well protected this is so i cant judge, a good firewall and antivirus never hurt tho
  The Infernal Scion  
MySpace Instant Messenger (safe)
Myspace instant messanger
its an instant messenger program, much like msn, but uses skype

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Summary: Average user rating of MySpaceIM.exe: based on 9 votes with 7 user comments. 5 users think MySpaceIM.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving MySpaceIM issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with MySpaceIM. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the MySpaceIM.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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