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How to remove the mm virus

Most antivirus programs identify mm.exe as malware—for instance Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan.Win64.BitMiner.b or not-a-virus:RiskTool.Win32.BitCoinMiner.iauu, and TrendMicro identifies it as HKTL_COINMINE.

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Mm.exe file information

Neither the developer nor the software publisher of mm.exe is identified, as would normally be the case.

Description: Mm.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Mm.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows—usually C:\Windows\INF\SystemWin\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 8,390,656 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 8,056,832 bytes. https://www.file.net/process/mm.exe.html 
There is no file information. The program has no visible window. The mm.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The file is not a Windows core file. The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 90% dangerous; but you should also compare this rating with the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify mm.exe related errors

Important: You should check the mm.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.

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User Comments

mm.exe is also related to Samsung PC Studio software
  David Janey david.janey65  
It can be the executable for the Critical Path (Metadirectory) Management Center
  Vincent DellaFera   (further information)
Seems like a malware
  Mary   (further information)
It is executable for MultiMon
  End User   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of mm.exe: based on 5 votes with 4 user comments. 3 users think mm.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user suspects danger. One user thinks mm.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.


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Best practices for resolving mm issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active mm process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the mm.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.



Other processes

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