MsMpEng.exe is part of Microsoft Malware Protection and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the MsMpEng.exe version information.
MsMpEng.exe's description is "Antimalware Service Executable"
MsMpEng.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.
MsMpEng.exe is usually located in the 'c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\' folder.
Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected MsMpEng.exe.
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The following is the available information on MsMpEng.exe:
|Product name||Microsoft Malware Protection|
|Company name||Microsoft Corporation|
|File description||Antimalware Service Executable|
|Legal copyright||© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.|
Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:
MsMpEng.exe has a valid digital signature.
|Signer name||Microsoft Corporation|
|Certificate issuer name||Microsoft Code Signing PCA|
|Certificate serial number||6119cc93000100000066|
1 of the 48 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the MsMpEng.exe file. That's a 2% detection rate.
MsMpEng.exe may also be located in other folders than c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\. The most common variants are listed below:
MsMpEng.exe (27 votes)
These are some of the error messages that can appear related to msmpeng.exe:
msmpeng.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
msmpeng.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.
Antimalware Service Executable has stopped working.
End Program - msmpeng.exe. This program is not responding.
msmpeng.exe is not a valid Win32 application.
msmpeng.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.
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