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Startup program entry details:

AVG7_EMC (avgemc.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:

E-mail scanner for the 7.* series of anti-virus products from AVG Technologies. This process scans incoming and outgoing E-mails for viruses and other malware. From version 7.1 onwards this entry only appears in 9x/Me as a startup entry, it loads as a service in 2K and higher

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: [AVG7_EMC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_EMC] C:\ARQUIV~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_EMC] C:\Program\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_EMC] C:\OHJELM~1\GRISOFT\AVGFRE~1\AVGEMC.EXE

Other information:

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