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Process name: Microsoft Windows Defender Antispyware
Application using this process: Microsoft Internet Security
Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.
What is msascui.exe doing on my computer?
msascui.exe is a process belonging to Microsoft Windows Defender Antispyware which protects your computer against Internet-bound threats such as spyware and trojans which can be distributed through e-mail or attack directly to the computer allowing unauthorized access to your software and hardware.
This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated.
Non-system processes like msascui.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.