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 MPK64.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.
Description: MPK64.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The MPK64.exe file is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 57,176 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 59,392 bytes and 4 more variants.
There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. MPK64.exe is not a Windows system file. MPK64.exe is digitally signed. The file is a Verisign signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 63% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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If MPK64.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 83% dangerous. The file size is 48,640 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 87,344 bytes, 52,384 bytes or 58,368 bytes. The MPK64.exe file is a file with no information about its developer. The program has no visible window. The MPK64.exe file is not a Windows core file. The application is a hidden stealth process.
Important: Some malware also uses the file name MPK64.exe, for example Win32:PUP-gen [PUP] (detected by Avast), and MonitoringTool:Win64/KGBKeylogger or MonitoringTool:Win64/RefogKeylogger (detected by Microsoft). Therefore, you should check the MPK64.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with MPK64. 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.
To help you analyze the MPK64.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.