What is msserver.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 msserver.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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Msserver.exe file information

The process known as Visualware MyConnection Server (version (#48575bf8)) belongs to software MyConnection Server by unknown.

Description: Msserver.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The msserver.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" (primarily C:\Program Files (x86)\MyConnection Server\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 654,083 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 623,517 bytes or 547,421 bytes. 
The process is a service, and the service name is MyConnectionServer-48575bf8: Visualware MyConnection Server accurately measures connection throughput and quality, analyzes network route performance and efficiency, and quickly identifies last mile problems.
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. Msserver.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with MyConnection Server come up, you could also safely remove the program using the uninstall program of (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify msserver.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as msserver.exe. Therefore, you should check the msserver.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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Best practices for resolving msserver issues

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