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mshta.exe

File Name: mshta.exe Product:
Author: Microsoft Corporation Security Rating:

The mshta.exe process is a part of the Microsoft HTML Applications, which is required to execute .HTA files.

Recommendation:

The mshta.exe process is not an essential file to the computer system. Disabling it or enabling it depends on whether you use Microsoft HTML Application or not. 

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jack
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anon
It\'s a legit windows process, but it seems to be somehow taken over by browser hijackers, which also seem to be not exactly viruses, but something else. More here: http://forums.techguy.org/malware-removal-hijackthis-logs/173587-mshta-exe-virus-program-how.html and here: http://www.file.net/process/mshta.exe.html and here: http://forum.theispguide.com/isp-ftopic3760.html Based on several people having lots of browser pop-ups or pop-unders based on this file, it is a risk, and needs to be cleaned up with Hijack this.  More information
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