msiexec.exe is a application which is probably legit. So, if msiexec.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against potential security problems.
Usually, the default filename and path where this program is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this file is 99f138f133e4328af5321f79462e2122.
This program is a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
msiexec.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This exe can exploit the full power of a modern computer processor.
The description extracted from the program is Windows® installer.
File version 5.0.16299.15 (WinBuild.160101.0800).
Author Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some unusual functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
msiexec.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to msiexec.exe is valid. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This program does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.