EdgeTransport.exe service is running on a e2k7 server that doesn't have the EdgeTransport installed

I'm trying to figure out what this service is doing on my e2k7 server. I have Exchange 2007 SP rollup 3 installed on a 2003 x64 Server. I was looking at the process list and I noticed a service called EdgeTransport.exe taking up a lot of CPU and memory. We use a third party spam filtering service and I don't to my knowledge have the EdgeTransport portion of the server installed. Is this service related to something else or can I kill it? If I can kill it, how did it get started in the first place?
numb3rs1xAsked:
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shauncroucherCommented:
It's normal for this service to be found on Edge and Hub transport servers.

Shaun
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numb3rs1xAuthor Commented:
ok. There's a hub transport server installed so maybe it's for that. What purpose does it serve?
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shauncroucherCommented:
It is an integral process for the Microsoft transport services, so mail flow basically.

Shaun
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shauncroucherCommented:
Ah, see here:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee681659.aspx

"EdgeTransport.exe and MSExchangeTransport.exe are the executable files that are used by the Microsoft Exchange Transport service. This service runs on every Hub Transport server or Edge Transport server."

Shaun
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numb3rs1xAuthor Commented:
thanks!
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