Right-Click to bring up the Start Context Menu. I have done the suggest fix on the Microsoft site that says to boot into the XP disk and use the "r" utility to replace the file "Mscvrt.dll" and that did As a Gold Certified Independent Software Vendor (ISV), Solvusoft is able to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction through delivering top-level software and service solutions, which have been subject to But mine already had the option turned of for "Allow Windows Messenger to Run in the Background," so it could not be Windows Messenger. (I had to go through "my computer" Source
The MSN Messenger Service places itself in the run portion of the registry as %systemdrive%:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe /background. Type "command" in the search box... Thread Tools Search this Thread 02-13-2006, 08:56 AM #1 Zanmax Registered Member Join Date: Dec 2004 Posts: 46 OS: XP I have just begun to get this error message So i did a little more research and found out what to do. 1.
EXE ("executable") files, such as msmsgs.exe, are files that contain step-by-step instructions that a computer follows to carry out a function. To disable it for good got o RUN and enter this command: RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection %windir%\INF\msmsgs.inf,BLC.Remove . Gary i know my windows messg is disabled and this was running in taskman wtf broomhead its harmless. If msmsgs.exe is located in C:program files/messenger -- then this is the old version of msn messenger it is called windows messenger - and it most likely came with your computer.
Also added proxy setting in my IE and kept crashing it each time i try to run IE. Browse EXE Files in Alphabetical Order: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X justhank I instructed it not to start and deleted it as well as all references to it in the registry. What do I do? 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Security → Am I infected?
To disable it for good got o RUN and enter this command: RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection %windir%\INF\msmsgs.inf,BLC.Remove Mark part of windows messenger exe but not used any more because of msn messenger Also What Is Msmsgs.exe In Windows Xp Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. 3. I turned it off and haven't seen it booting since. check my blog Tip: If you are positive that your EXE error is related to a specific Microsoft program, uninstalling and reinstalling your msmsgs.exe-related program will likely be the solution to your problem.
other users, please take note that some of the steps are harmful to your good programs!! If you want the solution, delete it with the registry commands as outlined. Found out the Norton AV 2003 was set to scan MSN...turned that off in the options...msmsgs.exe no longer in TM. SECURITY ADVICE: if RDP not used turn Remote off (Control Panel - System - Remote) and disable Windows Messenger.
Several programs can share the same msmsgs.exe file, but when these programs are uninstalled or changed, sometimes "orphaned" (invalid) EXE registry entries are left behind. her latest blog I have not been able to find how to solve this error -- > any help would be greatly appreciated. 1) Ask in an Outlook Express newsgroup 2) Reinstall AOL Instant What Is Ctfmon In Startup NO IDEA it is trojan,and very annoying one hard to get rid of jouni I removed MSN Messenger from my computer as well as Windows Messenger. Igfxtray Wow, many thanks to rvoltaire for his advice.
A. Please upload a file larger than 100x100 pixels We are experiencing some problems, please try again. JoeMoron2000 I followed the Norton AV advice and it got rid of it. JOBERT Its just an MSN Messenger program , totally harmless Danieel199 This is a virus - adds as a hidden system file in Windows directory.
It's gone. I hope this works for you guys. NT Disk Thrashing 7. In most cases, the "Temporary Files" category will occupy the most disk space.
please guys, dont teach us to delete windows important files!! and it found this and stop it never have problems with it again 'WIN XP ' It reboots my PC everytime my family logs off from one users to an other NOAHTHEMAN MrColonist comment was exactly right, msmsgs.exe is part of nortons antivirus and can be turned off by going in to nortons, pressing options, press antivirus, then goto email and uncheck
process now gone mossespa virus if located in windows/system32 folder....remove! Stay logged in Welcome to PC Review! See also: Link Rats it's NOT MSN Messenger but it IS necessary for MSN Messenger to run. DriverDoc updates all of your PC device drivers, not just those associated with your EXE error.
Running WinSweeper once per day (using automatic scanning) will ensure that your computer is always clean, running fast, and free of msmsgs.exe errors related to temporary files. Register now! it works! The big little man I had msmsg.exe running in my task manager.
Doesn't get lauched anymore, By the way, not being in C:\Windows\Sys32 does not mean that it is other than Bill's crap software. I recommend uninstalling it, so you know if you have the virus or not. This is set for checking windows updates. Also, if you have Norton Internet Security you need to uncheck the box in the messenger protection tab.
RUNDLL32.EXE - Entry point not found 13. I realized this when I noticed that popups would not occur when I ended this process, and it came back after a few minutes and so did the popups. DarkSide It's Windows Messanger I found this out a few days ago thanks guys :D Just Disable it from running in background thats all I did! msmsgs.exe-entrypoint not found the procrdure entry point CloseAppWindows could not be located in the dynamic link library oscore.dll Does anyone know what this is and where I can retrieve it if
The option to start automatically is not turned on, and for some reason it signs me in, and the messenger window doesn't open. You can only upload files of type 3GP, 3GPP, MP4, MOV, AVI, MPG, MPEG, or RM. Frank This is Windows Messenger, which isn't MSN Messenger. It should be in C:\Program Files\Messenger folder; if not is a virus!
I did a lookup on nortons site and it's listed with a number of viral payloads. In it, I went to Tools Options Preferences , and removed check mark from run windows msgr at startup. Looking For An Antivirus? dBforumsoffers community insight on everything from ASP to Oracle, and get the latest news from Data Center Knowledge.
if this is taking up alot of your CPU, this is the aforementioned virus. I just unchecked the MSN/Windows Messenger box in the Internet options section and it stopped the process cold! However if you simply want to stop the Messenger Service from starting, perform the following steps: 1. Stop the service (disable it), remove any registry entries for msmgs.exe, and for Windows web messanger (you have to edit the permissions for the key and set to allow access to
zollie deletes all ms office files and stops efficient internet use Jared i ain tno wizard with things like this but i agree on this file definalty being a virus! Using a registry cleaner automates the process of finding invalid registry entries, missing file references (like the one causing your msmsgs.exe error), and broken links within the registry. I got 2 winXp sp1 machines, both have the latest MSN Messenger.