What is MXTask.exe?

MXTask.exe is part of Fix-It Essentials and developed by Avanquest Software according to the MXTask.exe version information.

MXTask.exe's description is "MXTask Background Service"

MXTask.exe is digitally signed by Avanquest North America Inc..

MXTask.exe is usually located in the 'C:\PROGRA~2\Avanquest\Fix-It\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected MXTask.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on MXTask.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameFix-It Essentials
Company nameAvanquest Software
File descriptionMXTask Background Service
Internal nameMXTask
Original filenameMXTask.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © 1997-2014 Avanquest Publishing USA, Inc.
Legal trademarkFix-It Essentials is a trademark of Avanquest Software
Product version15.6.6.9
File version15.6.6.9

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameFix-It Essentials
Company nameAvanquest Software
File descriptionMXTask Background Service
Internal nameMXTask
Original filenameMXTask.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © 1997-2014 Avanquest Pub..
Legal trademarkFix-It Essentials is a trademark of ..
Product version15.6.6.9
File version15.6.6.9

Digital signatures [?]

MXTask.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameAvanquest North America Inc.
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
Certificate serial number063075abda76ede363542be6fd700e6b

VirusTotal report

2 of the 72 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the MXTask.exe file. That's a 3% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
DrWeb Program.Unwanted.2803
Zillya Trojan.PackedCRTD.Win32.9273
2 of the 72 anti-virus programs detected the MXTask.exe file.

MXTask.exe removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove MXTask.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the MXTask.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that MXTask.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer: http://www.freefixer.com/download.html
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate MXTask.exe in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the MXTask.exe file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate MXTask.exe in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
    C:\PROGRA~2\Avanquest\Fix-It\MXTask.exe
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the MXTask.exe file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If MXTask.exe still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If MXTask.exe is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If MXTask.exe still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that MXTask.exe no longer appear in the scan result.
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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5e079509db823623ef76a1b7ed173d082
SHA2566392692d34a35322ba54daeafaa73209cc968fbafcbbe603309ad3bc3b38432d

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to mxtask.exe:

mxtask.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

mxtask.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

MXTask Background Service has stopped working.

End Program - mxtask.exe. This program is not responding.

mxtask.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

mxtask.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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