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Startup program entry details:

Messenger (SCANMSG.EXE)

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Description:

Part of older versions of the range of internet security products from Quick Heal - including Total Security, Internet Security and AntiVirus. Enables the "Quick Heal messenger service which provides important information about latest threats, updates and other information related to Quick Heal." Also included by vendors who use the Quick Heal engine such as Omniquad and iQon

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Messenger] C:\PROGRA~1\Quick Heal\Quick Heal Total Security\SCANMSG.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Messenger] C:\PROGRA~1\QUICKH~1\QUICKH~1\SCANMSG.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Messenger] C:\PROGRA~1\QUICKH~1\SCANMSG.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Messenger] C:\PROGRA~1\CATCOM~1\QUICKH~1\SCANMSG.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Messenger] C:\PROGRA~1\OMNIQU~1\SCANMSG.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Messenger] C:\PROGRA~1\IQONAN~1\SCANMSG.EXE

Other information:

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