Brief Note on Messenger.exe

Messenger.exe – Remove Messenger.exe

Messenger.exe ALIASES – Adware.ShopperReports, I Want This Adware, Agent.c, Starcross 1.0, Adware.ThunderAdvise, BHO.axu, Advert, AdPerform, RedSwoosh, Adware.Optserve
 

Malware File Name Messenger.exe
Dangerous
Threat Reported Count 12
File Type Executable File
Description Messenger.exe is Executable File file, malware infected and reported 12 times. Free Download the scanner to fix Messenger.exe errors
Last Updated 5-Jul-2017

Messenger.exe OVERVIEW

Messenger.exe gets infected because of some third party software or because of some virus infection. You may have installed the below application or any other free software. Some of the reported software are xQuake 2.0.4 , Worms 3D 1.1 , iParent 1.0.4 , Share 1.0.2 , Mapio v2 Pro , Warbirds 3.0 , Final Cat Pro Services 1.0.4 , PIMS-Classic 5.9.9 , The Profiler 1.1 , LinkAssistant 4.14.6 , Skype Spanish/English , Password Bank Vault , BTV Pro 5.4.1 , Screen Replay 1.1

Messenger.exe – Technical Details

Warning, many anti-virus scanner have detected Messenger.exe as threat to your computer
Messenger.exe is flagged by these Anti Malware Scanner
Anti Virus Software Version Detection
NANO-Antivirus 2018.3.9407 General
Cylance 8.2.405611 Malware.Win64.Messenger.exe.AB
Bkav 8.525341 Variant of Win32/Malware.Messenger.exe.A
Tencent 4.2.405 Softhomepage.com
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File Type: Executable File
Memory Resident: Yes
  • %Program Files%\Messenger\Messenger.exe

(Note: %Program Files% means that it is the default folder where any software is installed like C:\Program Files.)

Virus may create these folders:

  • %Program Files%\Messenger
  • %Program Files%\Messenger\UPDATE

(Note: %Program Files% – This is the default folder, if you have not changed the default option Like C:\Program Files.)

 

Messenger.exe related Other System Modifications

Messenger.exe corruption may deletes the following files:

  • %Temp%\lpek.tmp
  • %Temp%\lljed.tmp

(Note: %Temp% is the Windows OS Temporary folder, – C:\Windows\Temp or C:\WINNT\Temp.)

It adds the following registry keys:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Environment\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\EUDC\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Identities\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Keyboard Layout\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Network\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Printers\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\System\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Volatile Environment\Messenger

From Where Corruption Entered in Messenger.exe

  • %Program Files%\Messenger\UPDATE\Messenger.exe
  • %Desktop%\Messenger\Messenger.exe

Other Details

Messenger.exe Corruption triggers other infection. Ransomware & Trojan reported in PC where infected Messenger.exe was discovered are

Ransomware – MafiaWare Ransomware, Zcrypt Ransomware, Cuzimvirus Ransomware, Locked Ransomware, Angry Duck Ransomware, Tarocrypt Ransomware, Cry Ransomware, Zerolocker Ransomware, Cyber Command of [State Name]rsquo; Ransomware, Cryptorbit Ransomware, [email protected] Ransomware
Trojan – Opachki.C, Tune Trojan, Mal.TibsPk.D, Top 10 Trojans from Recent Malware Detections, Troj/Bancos-BGK, Vundo.gen!R, TROJ_RENOS.SMCP, Shorm, Trojan.Clicker.MOG, Trojan.Drastwor.A, TROJ_DLOAD.QYUA
How to Fix Messenger.exe Related Problems
Problems
Process 1 – Download This Software to fix Messenger.exe related issue like Messenger.exe Corruption, Messenger.exe Not Found, The file Messenger.exe is missing, Cannot start [APPLICATION]. A required component is missing: Messenger.exe Please install [APPLICATION] again, Cannot find [PATH]\Messenger\Messenger, This application failed to start because Messenger.exe was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem. View Detailed Process

Process 2Manual method to fix Messenger.exe Error

Process 1 – Automatic Messenger.exe Removal Guide

First of Downaload & Install the Messenger.exe Malware Scanner

Step 1: In the first step it compiles all your data stored on PC and identify the cause of the problem due to Messenger.exe. Then it starts to check hardware.

Step 2: In second step it will detect Messenger.exe leading to stability Problem in PC.

Step 3: Next, it starts system restore process.

 

Step 4: Then Messenger.exe Scanner scans the total memory of your PC.

Step 5: Then you need to press the reboot button to finish Restore Process

Step 6: Go for the licensed to Remove Messenger.exe completely from PC and to Fix any other issues caused due to Messenger.exe virus


Process 2 – Manual method to fix Messenger.exe Error

Step 1

Delete this registry key

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Environment\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\EUDC\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Identities\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Keyboard Layout\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Network\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Printers\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\System\Messenger
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Volatile Environment\Messenger

Step 2

Delete this registry value

In HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Messenger

In HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Messenger

Step 3

Search and delete these files

Some malicious files are hidden. Select the option to show all hidden files

%Program Files%\Messenger\UPDATE\Messenger.exe
%Desktop%\Messenger.exe

Step 4

Search and delete Messenger folder

Firts check the option to show all hidden files

%Program Files%\Messenger
%Program Files%\Messenger\UPDATE

Step 5

Restore Messenger file. Only restore file of Microsoft OS.