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ESET MSP Utilities

What is ESET MSP Utilities?  (from ESET spol. s r.o)

The ESET MSP Development Team has created the ESET MSP Utilities (EMU). EMU is a license manager that shortens processing time for license changes to minutes instead of days. Automatically renews ESET products “forever”, unless explicitly cancelled. Makes possible fuller integration of ESET with the third-party remote...  Read more


ESET MSP Utilities is a software program developed by ESET spol. s r.o. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 6.23 MB (6,531,424 bytes). The installed file updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: ftp.eset.sk/~esetmsp/kb/msp/emu_setup.html
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\eset\eset msp utilities\bin
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\ESET\ESET MSP Utilities\bin\emu-uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 6.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ESET MSP Utilities

  • dbgview.exe (by Sysinternals) - Sysinternals Debugview (DebugView)
  • emu-rep.exe - emu-rep
  • emu_install.exe
  • emu-cci.exe
  • emu-gui.exe
  • emu-uninstall.exe
  • ndep.exe
  • package.exe
  • spike.exe
  • updater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • emu-gui.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ESET MSP GUI' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\ESET\ESET MSP Utilities\bin\emu-gui.exe" /TRAY.

How do I remove ESET MSP Utilities?

You can uninstall ESET MSP Utilities from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ESET MSP Utilities, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ESET MSP Utilities.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About ESET spol. s r.o

ESET is a security software company that uses assembly language in its products which contributes to their low system requirements and disk space utilization.
Publisher URL: www.eset.com


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