msmpeng.exe Windows process description

Windows 7, Windows XP or Windows Vista software, task, program or application with exename msmpeng.exe

Specific issues and troubleshooting:

What is msmpeng.exe - purpose and description:

This file belongs to Windows Defender, or Microsoft Corporationís antispyware software, and is used to monitor and scan incoming downloads for spyware or other harmful devices, prevent damage by tracking your system for suspicious programs, and remove any dangerous items that it finds.

msmpeng.exe Security risk rating: N/A
Trojan and malware info: N/A*
Typical errors: File not found, An error occurred in file, Not responding, Application Error 0x, Howto delete, stop, run, remove and find the file.
Note: N/A means "Not available". That means that now we have no information if this process is harmful or not.

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Latest user reviews

Summary: 1 user rated this process. Average security risk: Very low

Average user rating of msmpeng.exe: 5 5 based on 1 votes and/or 1 reviews.

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User (IP)Security risk
98.66.185.* Very low
part of windows defender - anti malware protection

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msmpeng.exe version list:

The name msmpeng.exe can be used by many programs from different vendors. Also, the same vendor can create msmpeng.exe in more than one version. Thus, we distinguish between all variants of msmpeng.exe using so called "checksum". Checksum is unique number identifying particular version of msmpeng.exe:

Checksum (MD5) Version Size (in bytes) Manufacturer
2240bc8f 4.5.0216.0

Microsoft Corporation


Microsoft Corporation


Microsoft Corporation

89dd5852 4.1.0522.0

Microsoft Corporation

4cf1ec01 4.2.0223.0

Microsoft Corporation

95713865 1.1.1593.0 13592

Microsoft Corporation

60c619d9 4.3.0215.0

Microsoft Corporation

167939d3 4.3.0216.0

Microsoft Corporation


Microsoft Corporation

39b7e34f 4.4.0304.0

Microsoft Corporation

DABACBC6 1.1.1347.0 14032
< unknown >
86292449 1.1.1592.0 13592
5CD93864 1.1.1593.0 13592
B2650F06 1.1.1592.0 13592
AB062196 1.1.1593.0 13592
7E6375E1 1.5.1933.0 16200
BCB1C9C9 1.1.1593.0 13592
4A13C236 1.1.1051.0 45840

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