What is mpservic.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the mpservic.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Mpservic.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with mpservic
Mpservic.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Implements the NT service that starts the server belongs to software Canon MultiPASS or Canon MultiPASS Suite by Canon Information Systems or Canon (

Description: Mpservic.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Mpservic.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)"—usually C:\Program Files (x86)\Canon\MultiPASS\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 57,344 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 49,152 bytes or 44,032 bytes. 
The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with mpservic.exe, you may want to remove the entire program Canon MultiPASS Suite using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify mpservic.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mpservic.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mpservic.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.


User Comments

Canon MultiPASS process.
Canon MultiPASS. If you have a Canon printer, you might also have this process active. It's not dangerous
  luca t.   (further information)
Prog zum Canon Drucker
Same info like L.J. "Canon MultiPASS process."
Can make your windows media player seem like its skipping.
Hallo, Wenn ich mpservic.exe nicht starte funktioniert mein T- Fax 363 PC all in One Gerät von Telekom nicht. Ich kann nicht drucken. Beim erststart kann er diese Dateiu selbst nicht finden oder laden. Kann mir jemand helfen ?

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of mpservic.exe: based on 8 votes with 6 user comments. 6 users think mpservic.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving mpservic issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with mpservic. 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.

To help you analyze the mpservic.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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