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Program info

Estimated safety rating


msmsgs.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. It triggers too many of the "possible danger" flags described bellow. It is not yet known if msmsgs.exe is a virus or an ok program that doesn't harm your computer. We recommend you to be careful with this application.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe

This program is normally found in C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is cfefdc4f940bbdeaaee76c17647becb8.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT a Windows service. This is good.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the entire set of features of current computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Windows Messenger

The description written in the exe is Windows Messenger.

File version


File version 4.7.3001.


 Microsoft Corporation

Author Microsoft Corporation.


 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation 2004

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation 2004.

Has valid windows


This application does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad thing.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


The digital certificate is missing from this program. The publisher did not sign it. This is probably bad.

Starts with windows


This application starts at Windows startup. Yes

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.