msiexec.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if msiexec.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against threats.
This application is normally stored on disk in C:\Windows\System32\msiexec.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is a190da6546501cb4146bbcc0b6a3f48b.
This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
msiexec.exe seems 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 PC processor.
The description written in the exe is Windows® installer.
File version stored as a property 5.0.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some unusual functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.
msiexec.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free programs 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 Verification PCA
This program does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.