mad.exe – Here is the scoop on Exchange System Attendant Service as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is mad.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of Exchange System Attendant Service?
mad.exe (Exchange System Attendant Service) – Details
The process called mad.exe is a core part of Microsoft Exchange. It performs a number of key functions, for example, it will manage the loading of additional dlls when you make config changes to Exchange. It also performs the message tracking logging. You should leave this process running if you use Microsoft Exchange. If you find that is is using a large amount of resources (e.g. 90% CPU) you should check to see if there are any updates available for Exchange, from Microsoft.
mad.exe is an application that does NOT appear to be a security risk
Our process monitor database currently registers mad.exe to Microsoft.
This is part of Microsoft Exchange.
MAD.EXE – Disclaimer
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