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Process name: MSN Messenger
Application using this process: MSN Messenger
Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.
What is msmsgs.exe doing on my computer?
msmsgs.exe is the main process relating to the MSN Messenger Internet chat tool installed by default on most Windows computers. A tray bar is also installed alongside this process for easy access to its features which include Internet chat, file sharing and audio/video conferencing.
This is a non-essential process. Disabling or enabling it is down to user preference.
Non-system processes like msmsgs.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.
Is msmsgs.exe harmful?
Can I stop or remove msmsgs.exe?
Is msmsgs.exe CPU intensive?
Why is msmsgs.exe giving me errors?Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.
Why do I have multiple instances of msmsgs.exe?
Multiple copies of a process in your task manager may indicate the presence of a virus or Trojan. Make sure you always use an updated antivirus software and perform a full scan to identify any such cases.
msmsgs.exe is known to have 1 other instances:
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