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What is mnxx.386?

Please read below to decide for yourself whether the mnxx.386 on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Mnxx.386 file information

The mnxx.386 process does provide any valid information about its producer.

Description: Mnxx.386 is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file mnxx.386 is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 9,892 bytes (99% of all occurrences) or 5,189 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/mnxx.386.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: system.ini). The mnxx.386 file is not a Windows core file. mnxx.386 appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 67% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify mnxx.386 related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as mnxx.386, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mnxx.386 process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.

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User Comments

Dongel Treiber
  Matthias  
It's a device(virtual) listed in the "system.ini" file for what purpose i'm not sure
  benX  
dongel is not starting
  muratcan  
In some cases mnxx.386 is used as a camouflage driver for surveillance software. In my case it's located in the system32 DIR and is not to be found in registry, indicating another application launches it.
  Baphomet  
VirusTotal.com analysis is negative in my case.
  Baphomet   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of mnxx.386: based on 5 votes with 5 user comments. 3 users think mnxx.386 is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user is not sure about it.


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Best practices for resolving mnxx issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with mnxx. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the mnxx.386 process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.



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