How to remove an avgemc error
The free file information forum can help you determine if avgemc.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Avgemc.exe file information
The process known as AVG E-Mail Scanner belongs to software AVG Anti-Virus system or AVG Anti-Virus System or AVG Internet Security or Acoustica Effects Pack by GRISOFT, s.r.o (www.grisoft.com) or AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o (www.freeavg.com).
Description: avgemc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows or in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder - usually C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Free\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 406,528 bytes (23% of all occurrences), 280,576 bytes and 36 more variants.
Avgemc.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. avgemc.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 59% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
The software vendor offers the option to uninstall AVG Free Edition or AVG from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
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If avgemc.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 55% dangerous. The file size is 280,576 bytes (62% of all occurrences), 353,280 bytes, 281,088 bytes or 233,524 bytes.
The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. The program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run).
avgemc.exe is able to monitor applications.
The software vendor offers the option to uninstall AVG Free Edition or anywhere explorer from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
External information from Paul Collins:
- "AVG7_EMC" must run at start up. AVG Anti-Virus 7.0 Email Cleaner. Scans incoming and outgoing email for viruses
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as avgemc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the avgemc.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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