Msert.exe is known as Microsoft Support Emergency Response Tool. The process belongs to the software called Microsoft Anti-Malware Signature which is also known as Microsoft Safety Scanner. The tool runs on PCs with 32-bit or 64-bit editions on Windows 7, Vista, XP, and Windows Server 2003. Microsoft Safety Scanner will scan the system for malware in both normal and safe mode.
Msert.exe is not a core Windows file and is not essential to the system. Moreover, it can be exploited by malware such as a Trojan horse or other type of spyware. Many malicious applications have been observed to deploy executable files in damaging operations. To determine if the system is affected by malware and clear out any suspicions about msert.exe, t should be scanned.