Questions About Msmsgs.exe.
I already know that MSN messenger is different from the Messenger service, but in the past, I've not been able to remove the MSN messenger 'guy' from the Quick Launch Start How does a Teleprompter Work? thank you Filed under: what 06-15-2009 11:40 AM In reply to Solution: what is msmsgs.exe? If msmsgs.exe is in the Windows startup folder, it can slow down a PC. http://robotadv.com/questions-about/questions-about-lcd.html
It also does not have an "uninstall" feature. It is a file for standard windows messenger NOT msn messenger, but has been used as a virus taking up system time and so on bil77 keeps restarting syrynxx rocks Fingers Msmsgs.exe has been freezing my system almost every day since. Hope this helps, let me know.
The final status of the file is purely our opinion. For the poeple that have this comming up as a virus, your old version of messenger has probably has been infected (along with several other things on your system probably). It can be several things...most commonly Windows Messenger's exe file or a virus. (If located in the System32 folder) For me it was the normal messenger, but it liked to hog DJ Windows Messenger (msmsgs.exe) Use Add/Remove Windows Components and uninstall it.
It is *not* MSN Messenger. what is it? Otherwise this proces will continue to run even after you removed the messenger. If you need to remove malware, you have to purchase the licensed version of Reimage malware removal tool.
More information about Reimage Filename MSMSGS.EXE is a part of Windows Messenger from Microsoft. If they're indeed not related, then I bet I should keep the Messenger Service around so that I can receive the "document failed to print" msgs from our LAN printer. 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 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
Select the startup tab, un-check msmsgs.!! Disable instructions at Glenda Gammel After I noticed the file didnt close the messenger, I looked for it with the find command. 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. And even after ending this process, it again re-starts after some time.
Aimhere Ok, Ive read all of the above. MSN Mesenger use this API for aplication sharing, remote Assistence for example, If you remove msmsgs.exe from OS, you can not use all fuctionalty of MSN Mesenger, sorry for my English Then I (hopefully) defanged it by removing the exe suffix and renaming it. Or its updates.
It was indeed, as people mentioned, the file running "Messenger" Windows messenger. http://robotadv.com/questions-about/questions-about-new-cpu-s.html Wokrred If it keeps restarting after you kill it, do you have runtime virus checking on? If you want to get rid of the Windows version of messenger, go to control panel, add/remove programs/Add/remove Windows components (in the left hand pane) and uncheck the check mark next I had an old version of MSN messenger running whenever I started up (unbeknownst to me), and after trashing two of the .dll files in the c:\program files\messenger folder, I was
I Anon This file is not spyware its just windows messenger, its useless but harmless. This confirms that in my case the file was not a virus/spyware and that the file is tied to Microsoft Instant Message. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? http://robotadv.com/questions-about/questions-about-ram.html This attempts to log data several times an hour and this is verified through my firewall.
Murphy I've done everything i could to take msmsgs.exe out of the system and the only way that worked was MARK's idea of running the commannd line : RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection %windir%\INF\msmsgs.inf,BLC.Remove MSN Messenger 7.5 has the layout a bit different than my previous version had so going to where you need to turn off settings are listed where I said above. I've gone into REGEDT32 and removed the entry but it keeps getting back in there.
I disabled it, which cures a LOT of popups!! To use: go to START, Run, enter RunDll32.exe, followed by a space, then enter the rollback parameters exactly as displayed in the registry, and enter. Not using OS X? Now, GONE!
l3(00L21 Reply With Quote March 8th, 2006,07:58 PM #11 Ridgerunr View Profile View Forum Posts Member: Mod Squad Join Date Aug 2001 Location Keizer,Orygun USofA Posts 10,636 MSN Messenger 4.7 IS Ive never seen that before!?. could be the simplest way to get rid of it whenheco There are three similar services that get mixed up: 1. http://robotadv.com/questions-about/questions-about-tv-out.html maxomaniak This is a pre fetch program for the windows Messenger service.
Frank This is Windows Messenger, which isn't MSN Messenger. Do I need it? See also: Link Aaron Harris Berkowitz NOT A VIRUS PEOPLE! Does anyone out there want to donate money to pay for a labotomy for me so this won't bother me any more ...
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I've tried everything to get rid of it, renaming files, anti virus scan, removal from registry but it just keeps coming back, entire local network is infected Arslan Mark's suggestion works, Advanced Search Forum Windows Operating Systems Windows XP How to Remove / Disable msmsgs.exe from general user logon - XP HE SP2 Msn 7.5 If this is your first visit, be