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What does the avgemc.exe file do?

The avgemc.exe process is also known as AVG E-Mail Scanner and is a part of AVG Internet Security or, as the case may be, AVG Anti-Virus system. This software is produced by AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o (www.freeavg.com) or, as the case may be, GRISOFT, s.r.o (www.grisoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of avgemc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about avgemc.exe AVG E-Mail Scanner

avgemc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Avgemc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 921,952 bytes (83% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 406,528 bytes.
This avgemc.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. This avgemc program is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. Avgemc.exe is capable of supervise programs. For this reason, 37% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves avgemc.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about avgemc?

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Summary: 77 users judge avgemc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. However, 3 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net

How to uninstall AVG Internet Security or AVG Anti-Virus system

To remove AVG E-Mail Scanner from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate AVG Internet Security or AVG Anti-Virus system in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if avgemc.exe (AVG E-Mail Scanner) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of AVG E-Mail Scanner. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for AVG E-Mail Scanner or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or avgemc.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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