mshta.exe – Here is the scoop on Microsoft HTML Applications as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is mshta.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of Microsoft HTML Applications?
mshta.exe (Microsoft HTML Applications) – Details
The process called mshta.exe, is used within Windows to allow the running of HTML Applications (.HTA Files). Mshta.exe is not required for Windows to work correctly. If you find that it is causing problems from your system, you should terminate it.
mshta.exe is flagged as a system process and does not appear to be a security risk. However, removing Microsoft HTML Applications may adversely impact your system.
Our process monitor database currently registers mshta.exe to Microsoft.
This is part of Microsoft Windows.
MSHTA.EXE – Disclaimer
Every attempt has been made to provide you with the correct information for mshta.exe or MICROSOFT HTML APPLICATIONS. Many spyware / malware programs use filenames of usual, non-malware programs. If we have included information about mshta.exe that is inaccurate, we would greatly appreciate your help by leaving a comment with the correct information below and we’ll do our best to correct it.
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