By default, this is C:\Windows for Windows 95/98/ME/XP/Vista/7 or C:\Winnt for Windows NT/2000. Let us know how that goes before you begin. There are going to be some issues with Vista putting things in slightly different places than XP. Make sure you can recover. In Windows8, look for ControlPanel. I'm aware that it can be like finding a needle in a haystack when the needle's made of hay) Many thanks dbrisendine Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 06-Oct-2008 Posts: 5,302 Solutions: 76
This file has been identified as a program that is undesirable to have running on your computer. Username1 Contributor4 Reg: 16-Oct-2009 Posts: 13 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 MSA.exe & b.exe Posted: 16-Oct-2009 | 2:37PM • 33 Replies • Permalink Hi.. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BleepingComputer.com will not be held responsible if changes you make cause a system failure.
Matt "The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature floplot Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 11-Apr-2009 Posts: 21,375 Solutions: 467 Kudos: 3,386 Kudos0 Re: MSA.exe & b.exe Posted: 18-Oct-2009 | 2:12PM • Permalink Hi Username Can someone at home check to dawgg 4.10.2009 23:10 Submit one of the files to Kaspersky's viruslab - http://support.kaspersky.com/virlab/helpdesk.htmlDownload AVZRun it and execute the following script. I am therefore unable to create an AVP file as the program will not launch.
I didn’t even know I had it on my computer since the last 8 days!.. Windows 7 Pro 64 bit NSBU 220.127.116.11 IE 11 delphinium Norton Fighter25 Reg: 21-Nov-2008 Posts: 9,821 Solutions: 187 Kudos: 3,007 Kudos0 Re: MSA.exe & b.exe Posted: 18-Oct-2009 | 2:23PM • Permalink Supports both 32- and 64-bit Windows.If you have questions, feedback on FreeFixer or the freefixer.com website, need help analyzing FreeFixer's scan result or just want to say hello, please contact me. my company Thank you for your contributions.I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file.
So the MSN messenger could be affected by these viruses or because the program hasn't been updated yet. Msa.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder. scottbeane 10.10.2009 20:40 File from my run of avz.exe is attached. Look for unknown in the list of available programs.
The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. https://file.info/windows/msa_exe.html We recommend SecurityTaskManager for verifying your computer's security. Please check out the Windows Live site and see if you have the newest update for it. The msa file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system.
Pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL identifies programs that are currently running - not necessarily at startup. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the msa.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows But definitely upgrade after this has been sorted out, as the detection rates are significantly better. What is msa.exe?msa.exe is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\' folder.If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom
Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Your PC will restart after running it, so save and exit all non-essential applications before running.CODEbeginexecuterepair(1);executerepair(6);executerepair(9);QuarantineFile('c:\windows\msb.exe','');QuarantineFile('c:\windows\msc.exe','');QuarantineFile('c:\windows\msa.exe','');DeleteFile('c:\windows\msa.exe');DeleteFile('c:\windows\msb.exe');DeleteFile('c:\windows\msc.exe');DeleteFileMask('%Temp%','*.*',true);BC_ImportDeletedList;ExecuteSysClean;BC_Activate;RebootWindows(true);end.Then attach an AVZ log of your computer. If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. Message Edited by Username1 on 10-17-2009 11:54 AM delphinium Norton Fighter25 Reg: 21-Nov-2008 Posts: 9,821 Solutions: 187 Kudos: 3,007 Kudos0 Re: MSA.exe & b.exe Posted: 17-Oct-2009 | 12:03PM • Permalink Username1:
File Location C:\Program Files\MSA\MSA.exe Startup Type This startup entry is started automatically from a Run, RunOnce, RunServices, or RunServicesOnce entry in the registry. Malware or legitimate?If you feel that you need more information to determine if your should keep this file or remove it, please read this guide.Please select the option that best describe Added by the RBOT-SI WORM!
I get similar permission related errors when attempting to launch it. Microsoft PartnerSilver Application Development file.net Deutsch Home Files Software News Contact What is msa.exe? This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls. This consists of programs that are misleading, harmful, or undesirable.
Thanks. It smells malware to me. # 2 Jul 2009, 0:41 Roger Karlsson writes 3 thumbs msa.exe is distributed by some faked movie sites. Under certain circumstances profanity provides relief denied even to prayer.Mark Twain Username1 Contributor4 Reg: 16-Oct-2009 Posts: 13 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: MSA.exe & b.exe Posted: 18-Oct-2009 | 2:04PM • What does this file do?
The only thing I've managed to get working is Win32kDiag - I've attached the log, in the hope that this might provide information to help solve the problem. Windows 7 Pro 64 bit NSBU 18.104.22.168 IE 11 Username1 Contributor4 Reg: 16-Oct-2009 Posts: 13 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: MSA.exe & b.exe Posted: 17-Oct-2009 | 10:52AM • Permalink I've In my case though, MSA.EXE was popping up IE popup ad/search windows every 15 minutes :P I don't know if Spybot destroyed and fixed the problem, Am looking for an antimalware Score UserComments (further information) trojan - causeses pop-ups to occur seabee uses alot of cpu, may rewrite search engien result links is virus that create
Click OK to terminate the application.What will you do with msa.exe?To help other users, please let us know what you will do with msa.exe: I will keep it I will remove This entry has been requested 5,031 times. At some point yesterday, she downloaded an .exe (she can't remember which one), which in turn led to MSA.exe and B.exe being placed on my computer. You can find my email address at the contact page.
I've also noticed since earlier, that when I tried to boot up MSN Messenger, it comes up with an error message that says "Windows Live Communications Platform has stopped working" - Thanks! Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong. Recommended: Identify msa.exe related errors If msa.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 22% dangerous.