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i had a program msfeedssync.exe as a scheduled task on my machine, wondering what is this for & how did it get scheduled on my windows 7 machine?

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Did you ever resolve this issue? –  ekaj Dec 2 '12 at 7:59
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What is Msfeedssync.exe: It is the Microsoft Feeds Synchronization task found on PCs with Internet Explorer and which automatic RSS Feeds synchronization turned ON. This task starts up at the intervals specified in Internet Explorer and checks for updates to your RSS feeds. Once it has updated your RSS feeds, it terminates.

How to disable it: Control Panel > Internet Options > Content(tab) > Feeds and Web Slices > Settings(button)

From here: https://groups.google.com/d/msg/microsoft.public.internetexplorer.general/6wAVjHlHPns/8ZrnUriDgQ8J

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You can have a look at this post. It specify what the file actually does in system, how to check if the provided error is due to virus or system file error and also provide the fix for the same.

Note: It would be good to upgrade your browser, it fixes such errors. If you already have upgraded your browser then the post might help you.

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Have you verified that that works? It looks kind of sketchy. –  ekaj Jul 7 '12 at 6:08
    
No I haven`t checked yet, cause I haven`t been through this error. But if you have a clean solution .dll file then it should work. –  user144565 Jul 7 '12 at 6:19
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It is supposed to be the RSS feed updater for IE / whatever you're using RSS feeds for. There is also a little virus going around camoflaging msfeedssync.exe, so make sure that the scheduled task resides in a folder such as /system32. If you're not using any feeds, it's okay to disable this task.

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