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Startup program entry details:

AVG8_TRAY (avgtray.exe)

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

Normally leave to run at start-up - typically required for the program to function properly or for security/safety reasons

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Description:

System Tray access to and notifications for the 8.* series of internet security products from AVG Technologies - including Internet Security, Anti-Virus and their free products such as Anti-Virus Free and LinkScanner®. If this entry is disabled, the core product functions will work properly but you will lose quick access to the main window and miss notifications of potential problems and updates

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: [AVG8_TRAY] C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG8_TRAY] C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVGLS\avgtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG8_TRAY] C:\ARCHIV~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG8_TRAY] C:\Program\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG8_TRAY] E:\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe

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