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What’s MOMPerfSnapshotHelper.exe (Used to create list of performance counters available on this computer)? Is it safe or a virus?

MOMPerfSnapshotHelper.exe is a process developed by Microsoft Corporation that is part of the Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) software suite.

This process is responsible for collecting performance "counters" data from various sources within the network and storing this information in a database for analysis and monitoring. It works alongside other components of MOM to provide administrators with valuable insights into the performance and health of their network infrastructure. By capturing and storing performance data, MOMPerfSnapshotHelper.exe helps organizations identify potential issues, optimize resource usage, and maintain a stable and reliable network environment.

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Who makes MOMPerfSnapshotHelper.exe (Used to create list of performance counters available on this computer)?

We’ve found Microsoft Corporation should be the publisher of MOMPerfSnapshotHelper.exe.

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The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Last updated: March 27, 2024

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