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What does the WiFiMsg.exe file do?

The WiFiMsg.exe process is also known as Module to process WiFi messages and is a part of HP Wireless Assistant. This software is produced by Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P (www.hp.com). An obsolete or defective version of WiFiMsg.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 WiFiMsg.exe Module to process WiFi messages

WiFiMsg.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. WiFiMsg.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 317,128 bytes (42% of all these files), 311,296 bytes, 316,720 bytes or, as the case may be, 317,152 bytes.
This WiFiMsg program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The WiFiMsg file is not part of the Windows operating system. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. WiFiMsg.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 32% 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 WiFiMsg.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 WiFiMsg?

wifimsg.exe is part of HP Wireless Assistant. HP Wireless Assistant is a user application that provides a method for controlling the enablement of individual wireless devices (such as Bluetooth or WLAN devices) and that shows the state of the radios for these wireless devices.
Willy Wonka

Summary: One user judges WiFiMsg.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall HP Wireless Assistant

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To remove Module to process WiFi messages from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for HP Wireless Assistant in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if WiFiMsg.exe (Module to process WiFi messages) 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 Module to process WiFi messages. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Module to process WiFi messages 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 WiFiMsg.exe is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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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