How about checking the location of that file on your comp to make sure it is not in one of the locations mentioned in the article below. Also, is there only one instance of this process? The reason asked you to reread my last post was because I had edited it to ask you to edit your first post to remove the graphic because I can see an email address and inappropriate language.
msiexec.exe file information
The process Windows® installer or Windows? installer belongs to the software Windows Installer - Unicode by Microsoft Corporation (www.microsoft.com).
Description: msiexec.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows XP are 78848 bytes (73% of all occurrence), 77312 bytes, 63488 bytes, 64512 bytes, 77824 bytes.
It is a Windows core system file. msiexec.exe is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. The program is not visible. Therefore the technical security rating is 2% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If msiexec.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows then the security rating is 75% dangerous. File size is 55296 bytes (85% of all occurrence), 78848 bytes. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Runonce). msiexec.exe is not a Windows system file. Program has no file description. The program has no visible window. msiexec.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Program uses ports to connect to LAN or Internet.
Important: Some malware camouflage themselves as msiexec.exe, particularly if they are located in c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Thus check the msiexec.exe process on your pc whether it is pest.
Edited by buddy215, 22 October 2006 - 03:54 PM.