msmsgs.exe is part of Messenger and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the msmsgs.exe version information.
msmsgs.exe's description is "Messenger"
msmsgs.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\Messenger\' folder.
None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about msmsgs.exe.
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The following is the available information on msmsgs.exe:
|Company name||Microsoft Corporation|
|Legal copyright||Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation 1997-2001|
|Legal trademark||Microsoft(R) is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.|
|Product version||Version 4.7|
Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:
The verification of msmsgs.exe's digital signature failed.
|Signer name||Microsoft Windows XP Publisher|
|Certificate issuer name||Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA|
|Certificate serial number||610e3b71000000000027|
None of the 42 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the msmsgs.exe file.
msmsgs.exe may also be located in other folders than C:\Program Files\Messenger\. The most common variants are listed below:
msmsgs.exe (113 votes)
These are some of the error messages that can appear related to msmsgs.exe:
msmsgs.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
msmsgs.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.
Messenger has stopped working.
End Program - msmsgs.exe. This program is not responding.
msmsgs.exe is not a valid Win32 application.
msmsgs.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.
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