What does the mpservic.exe file do?
The mpservic.exe process is also known as Implements the NT service that starts the server and is a part of Canon MultiPASS or, as the case may be, Canon PosterArtist. This software is produced by Canon (www.canon.com). An obsolete or defective version of mpservic.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- mpservic.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- mpservic.exe has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- mpservic.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module mpservic.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about mpservic.exe mpservic.exe
mpservic.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Mpservic.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 57,344 bytes (64% of all these files), 49,152 bytes or, as the case may be, 44,032 bytes.
This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This mpservic program is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. For this reason, 55% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves mpservic.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about mpservic?
|Canon MultiPASS process. |
|Canon MultiPASS. If you have a Canon printer, you might also have this process active. It's not dangerous (further information...) |
|Same info like L.J. "Canon MultiPASS process." |
|Can make your windows media player seem like its skipping. |
Summary: 4 users judge mpservic.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall Canon MultiPASS or Canon PosterArtist
To remove mpservic.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Canon MultiPASS or Canon PosterArtist in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if mpservic.exe (mpservic.exe) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of mpservic.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for mpservic.exe or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or mpservic.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.