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Startup program entry details:

GrooveMonitor (GrooveMonitor.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

User's choice - depends whether a user deems it necessary

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Description:

Part of MS Office Groove (later known as Microsoft SharePoint Workspace) - "a discontinued desktop application designed for document collaboration in teams with members who are regularly off-line or who do not share the same network security clearance." GrooveMonitor is responsible for synchronizing the Groove workspaces between the users PC and those of other workspace participants. If you don't use Groove to collaborate with co-workers you can safely disable this entry

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: [GrooveMonitor] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [GrooveMonitor] "C:\Arquivos de programas\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [GrooveMonitor] "C:\Programmi\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [GrooveMonitor] "C:\Programmer\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"

Other information:

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