What is mgrs.exe?

mgrs.exe is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\' folder.

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Vendor and version information [?]

mgrs.exe does not have any version or vendor information.

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5c6427852f1b0044cd18788c3dfdc0e7a
SHA256d8cca3d9eaf07c4ccce4bc691b17de4faca35d6988a3a62da94ea288394cea07

Error Messages

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

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

mgrs.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.

mgrs.exe has stopped working.

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

mgrs.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with mgrs.exe. 69% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 83 users.

User vote results: There were 57 votes to remove and 26 votes to keep

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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Roger Karlsson writes

12 thumbs

Here's what the anti-virus programs say about the file:

File: mgrs.exe
Status: INFECTED/MALWARE
MD5: c6427852f1b0044cd18788c3dfdc0e7a
Packers detected: -
Bit9 reports: Not analyzed yet (more info)

Scanner results
Scan taken on 19 Aug 2007 07:52:37 (GMT)
A-Squared Found nothing
AntiVir Found TR/Dldr.Alphabet.K.1
ArcaVir Found nothing
Avast Found Win32:Alphabet-C
AVG Antivirus Found Clicker.GNU
BitDefender Found Generic.Dld.Alpha.D79E2EA7
ClamAV Found Trojan.Downloader-11634
CPsecure Found nothing
Dr.Web Found Trojan.DownLoader.25873
F-Prot Antivirus Found W32/Downldr2.AJVV
F-Secure Anti-Virus Found Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Alphabet.k
Fortinet Found Nonaco!tr
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Found nothing
NOD32 Found probably a variant of Win32/TrojanClicker.Agent.NBS (probable variant)
Norman Virus Control Found nothing
Panda Antivirus Found nothing
Rising Antivirus Found nothing
Sophos Antivirus Found Troj/Nonaco-Gen
VirusBuster Found nothing
VBA32 Found Trojan.DownLoader.25873

(Scan done with Jotti's malware scanner)

# 19 Aug 2007, 9:53

SpamBUSTERS writes

11 thumbs

mgrs.exe
MGRS.EXE has been seen to perform the following behavior(s):
Registers a Dynamic Link Library File The Process is packed and/or encrypted using a software packing process The Process is polymorphic and can change its structure Can communicate with other computer systems using HTTP protocols This Process Creates Other Processes On Disk Executes a Process Writes to another Process's Virtual Memory (Process Hijacking) This Process Deletes Other Processes From Disk Adds a Registry Key (RUN) to auto start Programs on system start up
http://www.prevx.com/filenames/X58569627309651352-X1/XPUPDATE.EXE.html

Executed as a Process Deleted as a process from disk Created as a process on disk Writes to another Process's Virtual Memory (Process Hijacking) Terminated as a Process Added as a Registry auto start to load Program on Boot up Registered as a Dynamic Link Library File
http://www.prevx.com/filenames/X3654177192240634719-X1/MGRS.EXE.html

mgrs,exe is a component of Trojan.Downloader.Contravirus
Trojan.Downloader.Contravirus is a Trojan downloader program that is known to be affiliated with a rogue anti-spyware program called ContraVirus. Once Trojan.Downloader.Contravirus infects your machine, it will get access to import additional malware parasites onto your computer system. Additionally, Trojan.Downloader.Contravirus may bombard your screen with excessive popup advertisements that will cause your machine to behave sluggish. Also beware that Trojan.Downloader.Contravirus may appear very hard to manually remove

other components listed are
main_uninstaller.exe
rzfum.exe
mgrs.exe
dmrua.exe
qacodebv.exe
bjzkaa.exe
tconcbiA.exe
nkdsregj.exe
pwinnndt.exe
mmdsregr.exe
xpuupdate.exe
msdsregl.exe

Registry entries listed here
http://www.spywareremove.com/removeTrojanDownloaderContravirus.html

# 1 Jan 2008, 9:58

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