Mobilegeni daemon?


I have Windows 7 and under programs running on start up I found this Mobilegeni daemon

I have run the Microsoft security essentials and the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool, and neither say there is anything wrong.

Is this something I need to remove from my computer, and if yes how?

Thank you


It's a PUP.

I suggest you remove it.

Virus & Malware Forum Moderator Stephen Boots describes PUPS very well in a previous post: "PUPs are "potentially unwanted programs" and Microsoft (as well as other major antimalware companies) tread lightly around PUPs. These programs are typically installed as the sponsor program for shareware/freeware that you chose to install."

Suggest you run Malwarebytes Free and AdwCleaner and eliminate this program from your computer.

Go to and download, install, update and run the free version – just follow the prompts.



MVP Consumer Security 2014-2016
Windows Insider MVP 2016-2018

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Last updated September 21, 2020 Views 55,549 Applies to: