Microsoft Antimalware Service (MsMpSvc) Service on Windows Server 2012

Q

What is the "Microsoft Antimalware Service (MsMpSvc)" system service on Windows Server 2012? Can I disable "Microsoft Antimalware Service"?

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"Microsoft Antimalware Service (MsMpSvc)" is a Windows Server 2012 service that helps protect users from malware and other potentially unwanted software

Detailed information on "Microsoft Antimalware Service" service:

Service name: MsMpSvc
Display name: Microsoft Antimalware Service
Execution command: 
   "c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe"
Dependencies: 
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Microsoft Antimalware Service" service is provided by the MsMpEng.exe program, which has the following properties:

Name: MsMpEng.exe
Location: "c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe"
Description: Antimalware Service Executable
File version: 4.8.204.0
Product name: Microsoft Malware Protection
Size: 23.2 KB (23,816 bytes)
Modified: ‎Thursday, ‎April ‎30, ‎2015, ‏‎2:53:40 AM

Disabling "Microsoft Antimalware Service" service should not cause any issues on running Windows 2012 Server. If you are using another anti-virus program on your system, you can disable "Microsoft Antimalware Service" to improve system performance and security.

 

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