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Should I remove MSGTAG?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,039
United States Rank #26,625
Reach 0.0045%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 49.63 days
796.62 days >
Average installed length: 418.56 days



It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named msgtag.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 3.12 MB (3,270,544 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 54% of users of MSGTAG come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.msgtag.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\msgtag
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MSGTAG\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MSGTAG

Program executable:msgtag.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\msgtag\msgtag.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe (by Jordan Russell) - Inno Setup Uninstaller
  • MSGTAG145.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • MSGTAG.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MSGTAG.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\1 INTERNET\MSGTAG\MSGTAG.exe /startup.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MSGTAG.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MSGTAG\MSGTAG.exe'.

How do I remove MSGTAG?

You can uninstall MSGTAG 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 MSGTAG, 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 MSGTAG.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.55%
Windows 10 25.00%
Windows XP 14.77%
Windows Vista 5.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.86%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.95%
Windows 7 Professional 10.47%
Windows 8.1 9.30%
Windows 10 Home 4.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.21%
  United Kingdom 9.35%
  Australia 3.74%
  Belgium 3.74%
  Israel 3.74%
  Italy 3.74%
  Canada 2.80%
  Netherlands 2.80%
  Spain 1.87%
  New Zealand 1.87%
  BG 0.93%
  Switzerland 0.93%
  Czech Republic 0.93%
  ET 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.96%
Dell 24.53%
Acer 16.98%
American Megatrends 5.66%
ASUS 5.66%
Intel 3.77%
Samsung 3.77%
Gateway 1.89%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 660s 3.95%
Acer Aspire X3900 2.63%
ASUS All Series 2.63%
Hewlett-Packard G5230be 2.63%
Samsung 700Z3C/700Z5C 2.63%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.63%


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