I kept deleting in Task Mgr after every boot and it kept reappearing sometimes three times and still locking up. And if anyone is worried about IM viruses, I must point out that you should be scanning all files you receive via IM anyway *before* you open them, NAV just does This confirms that in my case the file was not a virus/spyware and that the file is tied to Microsoft Instant Message. See also: Link drewcifer go to task manager end msmsgs process then search files for msmsgs and delete all ,bingo jobs a gooden job The simplest fix is often the best
I realized this when I noticed that popups would not occur when I ended this process, and it came back after a few minutes and so did the popups. Lucky This file appeared on my pc and for awhile it was harmless. Once I did this, about 1/3 of the resident programs running disappeared, and I haven't had any more trojan attacks. meItedlce I tried rvoltaire's suggestion to disable Norton Antiviruses Messenger protection. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/msmsgs.exe.html
Run regedt32, nav to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MessengerService. sckoobs MSMSGS.exe first showed up on my start up and I found it because I my puter froze and I lost my mouse and part of my keyboard a tech told webwil17 this is an idiot messenger of windows usage STK(rwooop) Some posts wrote "it keep appears in task manager, even afeter disabling or deleting it".
WSM Uses C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe to connect to your PC, so make sure you have it on your Firewall as Prompt When Active, or Whatever your Firewall Option Gives you, Im Using Outpost Just disable. Uncheck if you no longer or don't care to use MSN Messenger (My version of Norton is 2005) ceenuno msmsgs.exe is a background app that norton uses to monitor msn messenger. If msmsgs.exe is in your Windows/system32 folder (for xp) then yes you probably have a virus - check this out for yourselves at Symantec (Noton) - It is also NOT the
See also: Link Franky deleted the file... i end the task, 30 seconds later, it's back! Easy removal: See also: Link ProArt This is MSN 6.2 messenger program gman MSN Messanger See also: Link Ricky Jones Windows Messenger, not MSN Messenger - correct. Google Search for spyware MalwareBytes (spyware removal) Other Processes audiodg.exe dllhost.exe dwm.exe explorer.exe mdm.exe mobsync.exe msmsgs.exe mstask.exe pagefile.sys penservice.exe rundll32.exe sdclt.exe slwinact.exe smss.exe spoolsv.exe system taskeng.exe wercon.exe winmgmt.exe wmiexe.exe wmiprvse.exe wuauclt.exe
normal download rate 100kb/s - 4mb/s.. It is a chat program integrated with Windows XP, that allows you to chat with other Messenger users. Kane The Dork Showed up after a reboot. Also added proxy setting in my IE and kept crashing it each time i try to run IE.
I had to stop all executables for msmsgs.exe, delete program file folder and then use regedit to delete all instances found in the registry. Acrap HINT: Windows Messenger (msmsgs.exe) may be needed for Remote Desktop Help (RDP) to successfully work. windows messenger, 3. If you want the solution, delete it with the registry commands as outlined.
Thanks. Brair Have try everything to stop this file. internet connection slows down 20% - 60%.. Give system a reboot and bye bye msmgs.exe Acidus Any program that unexpectedly appears on your computer trying to access the internet is suspicious.
See also: Link AllKnowNerd Its MSN Messenger... joe See also: Link ali This can be turned off in XP, Control panel, add remove programs, set program access and defaults, custom option, expand list and deselect the "enable access Once this is done run a registry cleaner, such as CCleaner to get rid of registry entries for this .exe, or your system logs will throw up DCOM errors. The other fixes like msconfig/startup and the sysoc.inf file didnt work.
This displays the rollback command and rollback parameters to remove msmsgs. strange thing it has now been detected as dangerous if it has always been part of windows messenger. Norton AV was the culprit ryan Start - Windows Messenger - Options - Untick "Allow me to run in the background" and "Run at startup".
SpyBot and AdAware are similarly silent.
It was an installer and was not located anywhere else. Spinning msmsgs.exe is not very dangerous for most intents and purposes. Kit's Butterfly this is a config file if it is deleted the system wont run any software abhishekpatalay See also: Link jojo 1) Click on Start, Control Panel 2) Double click It is an application which can be terminated by right-clicking on the corresponding icon in the taskbar, then selecting "Exit." Related : Msmsgs.exe X video converter ultimate 7 exe HP USB
msmsgs.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose. if this is taking up alot of your CPU, this is the aforementioned virus. Sam I've not been able to disable this executable. for example 500kb/s download, then it will drop to 100kb/s or 50 kb/s..
When I first started looking for it, my UPC went up 100. The unnamed/anonymous user comment: true. To stop it, open Norton Antivirus> (Right-click on the Norton Antivirus>>icon in the System Tray/Notification Area (by the clock),> choose 'Open Norton Antivirus'),>>click Options, then Instant Messenger then uncheck MSN> Instant Select the startup tab, un-check msmsgs.!!
All these people that think its MSN dont have the problem, and should waste our time posting here.
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