Published Feb 15, 2011 | Updated Sep 24, 2014

MonitoringTool:Win32/MsnSpyMaster

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Win32/KeyLogger.MSNSpyMaster.A (ESET) Spyware-SpyMaster (McAfee)

Summary

MonitoringTool:Win32/MsnSpyMaster is a unwanted program that monitors and records Windows Live Messenger conversations, possibly without the user's knowledge or consent.
Monitoring programs are typically installed by the computer owner or administrator and should only be removed if unexpected. MonitoringTool:Win32/MsnSpyMaster may place an uninstaller entry in Control Panel>Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Control Panel>Programs>Uninstall a Program (Windows Vista and Windows 7). 
If an uninstaller is not available or if you do not want to use the uninstaller that is provided, you can use the following scanning and removal tools to detect and remove this program and other unwanted software from your computer:
 
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