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Program info

Estimated safety rating


msmpeng.exe is a program which is most likely legit. So, if msmpeng.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your system against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe

Usually, this program is found in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 5542a0007c55c2470e15efebe8fb9843.

Is running as a service


This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This program can exploit the full power of a current PC processor.

File description

 Antimalware Service Executable

The description present in the file is Antimalware Service Executable.

File version


File version extracted from the file 4.10.0205.0.


 Microsoft Corporation

Author Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


msmpeng.exe is digitally signed. Today most legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to msmpeng.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Corporation

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Corporation

Issuer name

 Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.