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What is msseces.exe? Microsoft Security Essentials

Vendor:      Microsoft Corporation
Product:     Microsoft Security Client
Vendor Website:      http://www.microsoft.com/Security_essentials/
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: msseces.exe is part of Microsoft Security Essentials, which is freeware antivirus solution from Microsoft

msseces.exe is required by third-party software or hardware and should not disabled.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 6.38%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 8 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
msseces.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x649760a96bf5f9869f3040673900334f More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 1 48 136 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xd0ebe8f93c70fca792e241ce268bc837 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 5 42 218 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x1d6174de4ded26e5d91b9b66e0fe4dac More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 3 15 79 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x46ee88d1ee4562186987b525aefe58b6 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 1 6 28 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xb1bb176e42c7a8e022a75d5371582f26 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 5 11 36 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x081e6f1eaf3a0f2f9918738ea918d2b1 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 1 1 3 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x5db28b77a1a75dddfeed99fb9722c540 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 1 1 1 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x7e1b0c85b7347d9391fe60f6dadfddf0 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 2 7 23 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x0dc6669bc2b552c0ecc905b6b761f508 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 6 21 65 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x3911917b93dd9023daa8258147aa7bcf More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 4 20 108 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x48808e5f202e6b7eb51cee7eb7d662fe More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 1 1 6 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x00490c2a421579311eff460addab7ad0 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 1 10 17 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x882b5b999a71f56d5df294d93ae1e7d1 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 3 36 197 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x569ac1376b12d4083fc66cc7a304f234 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 2 9 42 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x87a4ba086e5b5df0f36e3f6d7234d701 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 8 26 116 Not Applicable
16 Status 0xa6aad37cdcae75cb62d039e3a4d8f5e3 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 2 16 73 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x396757f806ffd5ccfb5d8248eee0c484 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 2 15 72 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x03396637e1e1b4e333d00aed86178918 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 6 37 163 Not Applicable
19 Status 0xdd7b4f9e6b71a599fef4bd9da0ae57c2 More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 34 206 846 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xee4223fee8ab8b9202fca18036f157ae More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 5 55 277 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x35ba4e6632ba690ea6421c1e03537d0e More File Information 10/15/2017 Signed 6 62 338 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x20de1cdd37a5d3d4177b8d9fef907d81 More File Information 10/14/2017 Signed 0 16 100 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x6860e32b7335ec62295673aa2106a407 More File Information 10/14/2017 Signed 0 11 50 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x9cefa27b0c4ac2d47938780cda7a5286 More File Information 10/13/2017 Signed 0 4 32 Not Applicable
25 Status 0xd9aa753b736fd63f397c59464dc6fe68 More File Information 10/13/2017 Signed 0 6 19 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x687b71c161b246ece1a13d24aacf0413 More File Information 10/12/2017 Signed 0 2 21 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x870041492d376642f25ecc8d3b5b439e More File Information 10/12/2017 Signed 0 4 8 Not Applicable
28 Status 0xbbd1ba710a00842064ba038570c13cb2 More File Information 10/11/2017 Signed 0 4 24 Not Applicable
29 Status 0xd18bab02f90fa8b977a87292860fd6fe More File Information 10/10/2017 Signed 0 1 1 Not Applicable
30 Status 0xc77e23d57e0ea061c0a9982ae2ebe56e More File Information 10/9/2017 Signed 0 1 8 Not Applicable
31 Status 0xd56ac9086b14f20695567188c1188210 More File Information 10/8/2017 Signed 0 0 6 Not Applicable
32 Status 0xe279e55c0d5f5da2e1fd268ebd12f268 More File Information 10/4/2017 Signed 0 0 4 Not Applicable
33 Status 0xe450abef6dfdb74f020c502e4b262fcd More File Information 9/30/2017 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x4d2f7561d8a840450aabfad3740b0e6b More File Information 9/28/2017 Signed 0 0 5 Not Applicable
35 Status 0x9c402036893e6573c6d593f33e115b95 More File Information 9/21/2017 Signed 0 0 4 Not Applicable
36 Status 0xfd8226c9c2a8e88e81452320be17fa7b More File Information 9/18/2017 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x2b0e9da280fd2176897acf6d538f47dc More File Information 9/13/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
38 Status 0xda32413b0481bfe40bfa319a5eb9781b More File Information 8/26/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x1072b212ff941bc1238a540c329de07e More File Information 7/26/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
40 Status 0xd42b3c01804362264338f7504939cb8e More File Information 6/7/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x6dc55270de4e334bed79c80b74e68ffa More File Information 4/28/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
42 Status 0xcf04196deccac8551e4f7eee5060b03f More File Information 2/4/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x42ff2617b13b2cd22fd41f6f37896e8b More File Information 9/27/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
44 Status 0xbe0f4538738fa29e024bbc67baa9610c More File Information 9/13/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x1311359110059e3203188dd42f6516d7 More File Information 7/22/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x1ddce5a20c4d51d7398adac5e7e00d34 More File Information 5/16/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x82aeed064e5f532a0ea23610a3ef006b More File Information 3/9/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
48 Status 0xe2daad81469a8e928851de4452235320 More File Information 2/29/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
49 Status 0xd3ae7d270c5ad47f168840def03d7921 More File Information 11/6/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
50 Status 0xb0805383d72ed300e7b1e919fca02620 More File Information 11/5/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
51 Status 0x6efb392d8cb3f650ccef68636bad81c8 More File Information 8/31/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x49d596c0bfeef6037cad54fab924d8c0 More File Information 8/23/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xd69889a83ad1dc8c30d086f3322be3f7 More File Information 7/27/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x927bb00e1bb8aca11bd92a0f4cf49a2a More File Information 6/13/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x44399bca23dee45bf3281d0d8fceb2cc More File Information 5/21/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x05eacf3a88d2e18342fa1b8a7541b953 More File Information 2/18/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xd00d2c75bc2af6d7ad6e8ca648f1ddcb More File Information 1/14/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x9015ae3d7104fffd2943c4ad167120d2 More File Information 1/9/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
59 Status 0xf946b56463412a2913a4c44af65071dc More File Information 10/4/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x0ff41f24980869c962d772fac350cba4 More File Information 9/10/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x2acf50982fa7813c26a6e984c9470677 More File Information 9/1/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
62 Status 0x6e35b5c18d2c8d2f9bb29553075fd31a More File Information 8/19/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
63 Status 0x00340a3d356be4923c0940a22c81b11c More File Information 7/30/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
64 Status 0x019ef867436a8cb58419b1cfbde3a41d More File Information 5/23/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
65 Status 0xf71a34a6ea50995a1aeea22cadbd2716 More File Information 3/5/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x345b26c33f5eff8e5a2b5c55816b977e More File Information 2/15/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
67 Status 0xedc3a3e6d3158c558226edb7abcf96e1 More File Information 1/13/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x99805f1c432031799dc0fd34cce3446f More File Information 12/14/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x14afdeb3b0d609a4d3f49433003f9cf7 More File Information 10/21/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
70 Status 0xa5f600fc373d273fd78183c0bd8178b7 More File Information 10/10/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
71 Status 0xf26793c8b0780b0399c6149f5e5d8068 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
72 Status 0x35fb4659c9c44242228cf3c9a132db85 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
73 Status 0xd46d86299cc2e9019afbfe31d14da15a More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
74 Status 0xb26c2d5fa54f901d06c3287d518a6e27 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
75 Status 0xd80f0fcdd890190ab062966966c86450 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
76 Status 0x962282dddb82118641db74d06d3712bb More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
77 Status 0xf9c3f4bc785de2a8f472a067e20bde7b More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
78 Status 0xc927339e9dfe04100e3708e287ba0517 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0xc66e8e0b65c22e93a0786cb723ae81d8 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
80 Status 0xd26f7a86ebdad66cf41fff411699ff4b More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0x24bee1c802453d576304b54de1dc6eb3 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0x06d04003378e3650216493866b5ed4f4 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x5a8d1ada13c76c69914b556baeaed79a More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x0308784dacbad9d24a18e1fd2c0644e2 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0x8c10f6c83c6056b52f1634900e52dc9f More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0x3a3fad708ab06b67abaea18e02aca9bf More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x5284eaafce853a55d136f144af44c461 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0x443d7ed7887237678417522763774bbd More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0xec002b38c84cb539d92c98960fb43526 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0x9347e998760415511e966c698f91c8c4 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x725fabff97d57301bef0b443be4f4894 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0x17833fdd3e01814a866ffd542d2f2014 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0x377a4c3efdd565d6de3d19de9f87288e More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x6203be140485d1cb96dd126435b15342 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x35bc37e35734babf5c8ad0ff241d9c9d More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
96 Status 0xd6efe753870447cae53a7c2fcacfa450 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0x39e91f6229cd4854419a539bc4e01942 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0x245853a4969171f8ae17e9ea6ba5d74d More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
99 Status 0x0ad5535dd1af4670ed844f1fe1ca6b8f More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
100 Status 0x469f36d9f49ec64f9513288a4b06d845 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xc66e8e0b65c22e93a0786cb723ae81d8 11/27/2012 3:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 926 KB
2 Status 0x3c756476599e69bc707e03d901b02354 6/11/2012 4:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 909 KB
3 Status 0x9347e998760415511e966c698f91c8c4 3/9/2012 9:01:00 AM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 907 KB
4 Status 0xfa8425d935ce73eabe61c5aa6e8469df 1/10/2012 11:16:00 AM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 975 KB
5 Status 0x277e97b88a2f7bb2a0ed1275a3577586 9/18/2011 10:22:00 PM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 974 KB
6 Status 0xce86e012558a4f0ea80e23786b999f5f 8/12/2011 6:10:00 PM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 974 KB
7 Status 0x05102e43af085fd535100897494eba89 7/27/2011 4:10:00 AM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 974 KB
8 Status 0x31d6ec1a3bacd161b771e7a9ed2ff343 4/20/2011 1:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 974 KB
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xcf04196deccac8551e4f7eee5060b03f 11/27/2015 8:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 1023 KB
2 Status 0xb1bb176e42c7a8e022a75d5371582f26 1/8/2015 3:45:00 AM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 1068 KB
3 Status 0xfd8226c9c2a8e88e81452320be17fa7b 8/16/2014 8:15:00 AM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 1067 KB
4 Status 0x5db28b77a1a75dddfeed99fb9722c540 1/26/2012 7:55:00 PM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 1067 KB
5 Status 0xedc3a3e6d3158c558226edb7abcf96e1 7/16/2011 8:20:00 AM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 1070 KB
6 Status 0x279483fa5b5cc76e9aa8e92c8a87f974 1/20/2011 11:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 1068 KB
7 Status 0xf3651d9e639d5639ca7a8bedf65fecd8 11/28/2010 6:22:00 AM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 1068 KB
8 Status 0x469f36d9f49ec64f9513288a4b06d845 10/24/2010 6:11:00 PM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 1022 KB
9 Status 0x54c305c0c3cd7b3501359057a521fbc3 9/13/2010 5:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 751 KB
10 Status 0x35bc37e35734babf5c8ad0ff241d9c9d 8/20/2010 10:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 753 KB
11 Status 0x675e21a83d440068e8a3e504245a9a32 1/13/2010 8:15:00 AM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 1067 KB
12 Status 0xae139881b895ece672faf5ef2186b61c 11/3/2009 8:55:00 PM Unknown Unknown Microsoft Security Essentials 1023 KB



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