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What is msnmsgr.exe? MSN Messenger?

Vendor:      Microsoft
Product:     Messenger
Vendor Website:      http://www.msn.com
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
Process is goodPC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is good.
Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: MSNMSGR.EXE provides instant messaging (IM) capabilities through MSN. If you are not using this feature you should disable it to save system resources and improve performance. To temporarily disable until the next reboot, right-click the MSN Messenger icon and select Exit. To permanently disable, double-click the icon to open the application, then select Tools | Options from the menu. Under the Preferences tab, clear the check box next to "Always run this program so that I can receive alerts and messages when I am online."
Msn Messenger doesn't need be loaded with windows, you can launch it when you will use it.

msnmsgr.exe is a user invoked program and a normal part of PC operations. No action required.


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msnmsgr.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 1.73%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 28 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
msnmsgr.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x6f0dab13529bcb7c0f8a3082a8b1cde9 2/14/2019 1:14:00 AM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 4141 KB
2 Status 0x3a8e5a6763024d6a15a85069ba82f2d1 10/8/2018 12:33:00 AM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 4182 KB
3 Status 0x55406c4b910c174cdf36f66afca1a18c 2/13/2018 9:37:00 PM Unknown 7.5.0311 MSN Messenger 6920 KB
4 Status 0x59e6b431faf166923c93f32d1fb9aaa4 4/19/2017 6:22:00 PM Unknown 7.5.0322 MSN Messenger 6928 KB
5 Status 0x469658c190312fcccf3569de8722497a 12/26/2016 11:07:00 PM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 3781 KB
6 Status 0x0652cc6e7200ad09490a916429eb730d 10/5/2016 8:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 3794 KB
7 Status 0x18b4b12358efcf68d76812058a26181f 3/18/2016 3:50:00 PM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 3792 KB
8 Status 0x4083f6ae131d51734a85bdf815442826 8/31/2015 3:22:00 PM Unknown 7.0.0820 MSN Messenger 6696 KB
9 Status 0x4655580a16674eb18d38394fb276e26b 8/2/2015 3:55:00 AM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 4141 KB
10 Status 0xc4281ad865739e71fd1e4dac19a68d60 7/11/2015 2:38:00 AM Unknown 8.1.0178.00 MSN Messenger 5541 KB
11 Status 0x3f5eb7543e1a5303aa4c3834eddd6f97 5/17/2015 10:14:00 AM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 3794 KB
12 Status 0x5dcb36dc6b0335fa0b257464cb8644af 1/6/2015 1:23:00 AM Unknown 6.1.0207 MSN Messenger 4568 KB
13 Status 0xb83e12b5341c5dcecc5c217a824ffeb1 12/21/2014 8:23:00 PM Unknown 7.5.0324 MSN Messenger 6928 KB
14 Status 0xe60c837216f1d18320947c0dd82385df 11/13/2014 2:14:00 AM Unknown 6.1.0155 MSN Messenger 4568 KB
15 Status 0xc1ee2387ede907599ee3a6de9493f672 8/20/2014 6:47:00 PM Unknown 8.0.0812.00 MSN Messenger 5229 KB
16 Status 0xf81ec939776296c1e12f67f7e88f3245 7/25/2014 2:08:00 AM Unknown 7.5.0320 MSN Messenger 6929 KB
17 Status 0xfeeffd4507c1f7f7d6ee60ed6156fca3 5/26/2014 4:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 3781 KB
18 Status 0x57121f261801a6538b25eafe5dffc462 9/21/2013 8:46:00 PM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 4179 KB
19 Status 0x86d8eababd2a02c56e4a8fb3109a514b 8/2/2013 1:38:00 PM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 4141 KB
20 Status 0xa1b4c65fc8d4ff3a8dea3b17ce29155a 2/24/2013 4:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 4172 KB
21 Status 0xf5d7be016f31779bb5a66b2d0a969e73 2/19/2013 6:30:00 AM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 4172 KB
22 Status 0xbfcffe8674b0443493d9b71430df8f40 2/14/2013 12:58:00 PM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 4172 KB
23 Status 0x95cfb8acc369ffc0e7973ef83b1713cc 11/5/2012 1:24:00 PM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 4172 KB
24 Status 0x3ade737b81e7beb70af7f0e807533596 10/31/2012 2:00:00 PM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 4179 KB
25 Status 0x9dad2814b70a4f46b41d85eb523ba3b8 10/24/2012 2:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown MSN Messenger 4172 KB


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