How to Remove “MsMpEng.exe”

What is MsMpEng.exe?

MsMpEng.exe is a legitimate file process commonly known as Service Executable. It belongs to Windows Defender, developed by Microsoft Corporation. Msmpemg.exe is used for security purpose in Windows computers. It is typically located in c:\program files. The working of MsMpeng.exe is to scan the files which are downloaded, if any suspicious thing is found it will terminate them preventing spyware infections from affecting the system.

Malware programmers write malicious programs and name the virus files after msmpeng.exe to spread malwares on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS
 
How to check if your computer is infected with MsMpEng.exe malware? 
 
If you notice your PC suffering in speed and performance, or if you notice msiexec.exe taking too much CPU usage, take the following steps to check against a possible virus attack:
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If the file is located outside its designated path in c:\program, you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.
 

How to remove the MsMpEng.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

  1. Step l: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.
  2. Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply
  3. Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
  4. Step 4: Restart your PC
  5. Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
  6. Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
  7. Step 7: If threats are found during the virus scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
  8. Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the MsMpEng.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 December 2011 at 8:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable d08a83d07b8a813c
b6d5c945ca3ae0b9
5383b7ab
4a1beea9719e96a1
b61d1f1a04749edc
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 071d4dc4ff80af1e
ed4778b6c8ab45f1
a29c7fc0
7e2d9bdd6c7476cf
932f03d94f368f03
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 58638f8d917ee4e0
f29e3405dda8999d
4dde924a
1e44fc33afc1366d
3489b4fdcfbf3ae1
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 3c63c78fd146454c
bc6cdb2d7a9828a2
43b8195f
b52d95eb7bb514dc
d1c87f1918a807eb
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 149.255.245.199/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 November 2008 at 11:54 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable dfbd5d8df898f4f3
6eb8f6c420d644df
460df098
b0f49da36f30922f
5ddc3b623b778fce
Yes 4.4.0304.0 4.4.0304.0 China
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e57ea5da41f37a7b
62c62860d2ca9a32
944cb19e
31e2ca1eef312b7b
bb597b6ff4feb5dc
Yes 4.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
4.3.9600.1
6384
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4aee6a79517ed56d
f397115bb8bbfa74
baa12638
3ea6a1a744d79328
ae7e2c6fae4c4420
Yes 4.3.0216.0 4.3.0216.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c3d34087191773a3
64e62f0354c6c517
8a1f7365
4d8668b32e5319a5
e8852b1564184801
Yes 4.12.17007
.18011
(GitEnlist
ment(winpb
ld).171228
-2113)
4.12.17007
.18011
198.20.167.84/32
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