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?
 
Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
 
Step 4: Restart your PC.
 
Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
 
Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
 
Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
 
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: 13 November 2011 at 5:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable b173c87d7a8e1c59
1325e0a9272055eb
4a32d180
43ebdc6ff68cc59c
6fa69bf304208fed
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 Austria N/A
2 N/A Executable b173c87d7a8e1c59
1325e0a9272055eb
4a32d180
43ebdc6ff68cc59c
6fa69bf304208fed
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
3 Microsoft Essentials Executable d788a0dcd480ecb2
1d0a4205664d5b70
a66e804d
e5672b95205d9146
b9fe0f1c9e76eeb3
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.224.1.116/32 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 N/A Non-executable 495337b2cb64f4a0
89e4e39a3546e161
06009407
de564c6db0093f14
25449d8259a82b64
No N/A N/A United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable dfbd5d8df898f4f3
6eb8f6c420d644df
460df098
b0f49da36f30922f
5ddc3b623b778fce
Yes 4.4.0304.0 4.4.0304.0 China
3 N/A Non-executable 0ba009bbda470616
5af81cd2372cef28
bd2ee795
1309804261bfdbdc
0181ce6c77bc83ed
No N/A N/A United States
4 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
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