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What does the mqtgsvc.exe file do?

The mqtgsvc.exe process is also known as Windows NT MSMQ Trigger Service or, as the case may be, Message Queuing Trigger Service and is a part of Microsoft Message Queue or, as the case may be, Microsoft Windows Operating System. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of mqtgsvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about mqtgsvc.exe Windows NT MSMQ Trigger service

mqtgsvc.exe is part of Windows. The file mqtgsvc.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. The file size is 117,248 bytes.
It is part of the Windows operating system found in C:\Windows\. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. For this reason, 21% 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 mqtgsvc.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 mqtgsvc?

Microsoft Message Queuing Triggers. This service is a crucial part of Microsoft's Message Queuing Technology - it processes incoming messages watching out for "triggers" messages where each particular trigger is associated with starting a COM component or a standalone program, in both cases to perform a specific action or provide a specific functionality. (further information...)

Summary: 2 users judge mqtgsvc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net

How to uninstall Microsoft Message Queue or the program

To remove Windows NT MSMQ Trigger service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Microsoft Message Queue or the program in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if mqtgsvc.exe (Windows NT MSMQ Trigger service) 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 Windows NT MSMQ Trigger service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Windows NT MSMQ Trigger service 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 mqtgsvc.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.

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