How to get rid of the mslog VirusSometimes the mslog file may cloak a virus, such as Kaspersky found not-a-virus:NetTool.Win32.DFind or, as the case may be, Net-Worm.Win32.Kolab.trm, as well as Symantec found Hacktool.DFind. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with mslog.exe
The mslog.exe process is also known as mslog.exe and is a part of Project1. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of mslog.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- mslog.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- mslog.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)
- mslog.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module mslog.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about mslog.exe mslog.exe
mslog.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file mslog.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows.
The file size is 83,728 bytes.
There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual The mslog file can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This particular software is connected to a server on the Internet or in your local network. The mslog file is not part of the Windows operating system. For this reason, 90% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
- A mslog.exe file has a 74% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 90,624 bytes. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This mslog.exe process is connected to a server on the Internet or in your local network. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. Mslog.exe is capable of log keyboard entries.
- A mslog.exe file has a 100% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 81,408 bytes. It has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This mslog.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: Run, MACHINE\RunServices, MACHINE\Run). This particular software is connected to a server on the Internet or in your local network. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. Mslog.exe is capable of hide itself from other programs.
- A mslog.exe file has a 60% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 245,760 bytes.
Attention: If you find mslog.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about mslog?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Project1
To remove mslog.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 Project1 in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if mslog.exe (mslog.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 mslog.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for mslog.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 mslog.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.