What is musnotification.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 musnotification.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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Musnotification.exe file information

The process known as MusNotificationBroker belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (

Description: The original musnotification.exe is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. The musnotification.exe file is located in an undetermined folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 0 bytes. 
The file is a Windows system file. The musnotification.exe file is a Microsoft signed file. The program has no visible window. Therefore the technical security rating is 7% dangerous; but you should also compare this rating with the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as musnotification.exe. Therefore, you should check the musnotification.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

MusNotificationBroker is part of the Windows Operating System "Windows 10"
The MusNotification.exe file's and service's seem to be located in the system32 folder within the Windows folder, inside Windows 10.
ZoneAlarm stopped it from gaining access to some resources at the same time that Symantec found Trojan.Sakural. Probably a masquerade.
A task was generated in the Windows Task Scheduler on my computer that woke up my computer at midnight to run this. As far as I can tell, it did nothing, but the computer stayed woken up and ran all night doing nothing until I found it that way in the morning. WTF?
It is the Windows 10 "Get Update" popup.
It is the Windows 10 "Get Updates" Pop-UP. To stop the nag screen "Get Updates" pop-up by disabling access to the executable that launches the notify system – MusNotification.exe.

Summary: Average user rating of musnotification.exe: based on 5 votes with 6 user comments. 2 users think musnotification.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving musnotification issues

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