How to get rid of the em VirusSometimes the em file may cloak a virus, such as BitDefender found Application.SpeedUp.B, as well as McAfee found Artemis!CFCFF04C727C. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with em.exe
The em.exe process is also known as Event Monitor and is a part of Event Monitor. This software is produced by SYS SECURE PC SOFTWARE LLP or, as the case may be, SUPER TUNEUP TECHNOLOGIES LLP. An obsolete or defective version of em.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Event Monitor has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Event Monitor has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- em.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module em.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about em.exe Event Monitor
em.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file em.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 3,292,608 bytes (40% of all these files), 3,298,240 bytes as well as 5 other variants.
This file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. It possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. This em program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. Em.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 54% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A em.exe file has a 52% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 3,325,376 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 3,306,944 bytes. The em file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. Em.exe is capable of log keyboard entries.
Attention: If you find em.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about em?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Event Monitor
To remove Event Monitor from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Event Monitor in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if em.exe (Event Monitor) 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 Event Monitor. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Event Monitor 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 em.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.