Windows Messenger in XP Pro.

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by WilliamP, Sep 26, 2005.

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  1. WilliamP

    WilliamP Registered Member

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    I have shut off messenger but when I check Task Manager I start getting msmsg.exe and every time I try to End Process it won't . The number of entries keep going up. When I reboot they go away. What in the world is going on? This last time I had 10 entries.
     
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    Is the application "msmsgs.exe", or "msmsg.exe"? MSMSGS.EXE is the executable for the Microsoft Windows Messenger. If it is the second one, then it may be a trojan.

    If it is Windows Messenger, bring up the program and select Tools - Options - Preferences and un-check "Run Windows Messenger when Windows starts", and "Allow Windows Messenger to run in the background".
     
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    It is msmsgs.exe. It keeps adding entries in Task Man.
     
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    How many entries are in the task manager? And did you un-check the two options?
     
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