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I wrote this article to help you remove Msiexec64.exe. This Msiexec64.exe removal guide works for all Windows versions.

Msiexec64.exe is a process which you do not want to see running on your machine. If you do, you have a problem. The process did not start on its own accord. An infection started it. And not any type of infection but a nasty Trojan horse. As you probably know, Trojans are considered the most dangerous viruses you can encounter. The one you are stuck with is no different. It is just as hazardous and destructive as the other members of this family.

What is even worse is that Msiexec64.exe is a coin miner Trojan. This means that aside from all the other problems it causes you, it also uses your machine to mine digital currency. Do not let this pest stay on board even a minute longer. As soon as you spot it, do your best to find and delete it before it is too late. There is a reason why Trojans are so feared. Do not wait long enough to find out what this reason is.

Msiexec64.exe enters your machine in silence but once it, you cannot miss its presence. Your computer starts underperforming and crashing all the time. Its speed slows down to a crawl. Programs fail to run properly if at all. You notice various changes in your settings which you do not remember approving. And that is because you didn’t. The Trojan doesn’t need your permission to make reshuffles. It doesn’t even need to inform you of the changes that are being implemented. It does whatever it wants and leaves you to suffer the consequences. All these issues are the result of a malicious process which Msiexec64.exe runs in the background of your PC. The coin mining process.

The Trojan forces your computer to perform accounting services for a coin platform. In exchange, it gets rewarded with coins. However, these coins are not for you. They are for the cybercriminals. These people take advantage of your machine. They use it to become rich and you are the one who pays the price. Mining digital currency takes its toll on your computer. It is a sophisticated process and it requires tons of power and resources. The Trojan uses yours. All of them. That’s why your PC performs poorly. It is busy with another task. There is more, though.

The virus doesn’t hesitate to use your machine at its limits non-stop. It runs your CPU at very high temperatures as well. This is not good for your hardware and if it continues any longer, it won`t be long before your machine breaks down for good. Do not sit around waiting for this to happen. Use our removal guide at the end of this article and delete this intruder as soon as possible. The longer it stays, the worse your predicament gets. Do not delay its removal. Delays lead to regrets.

How did the Msiexec64.exe Trojans enter without you noticing? One of the most commonly used infiltration methods among Trojans is the spam email one. Hackers still rely on spam messages simply because they are still effective. And they are still effective because users tend to open every message which they receive without verifying its sender. This is a huge mistake. Keep in mind that most of these messages do not land in your spam box. No, they go straight to your regular one which misleads you even more. Do not be negligent.

Do not open emails from unknown senders. Always double-check before downloading any attachment. It may easily be a virus. Do not make yourself an even easier target by being careless and in a rush. Always be on the alert and protect your PC from infections like this one.

Msiexec64.exe Uninstall

STEP-1 Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove Msiexec64.exe from your computer? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov
Daniel Stoyanov has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.

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