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1. Run Security Task Manager to check your avgemc process
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Process name: AVG E-Mail Scanner

Product: AVG Anti-Virus Software

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o (freeavg.com)

File: avgemc.exe


The main tasks of the E-Mail Scanner process in AVG Internet Security software are to add the e-mail scanning feature onto the suite and to scan incoming and outgoing e-mails to protect the e-mail folder from spam e-mail attachments. AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o., was founded in Czechoslovakia in 1992 by Jan Gritzbach and Tomas Hofer. Its original name was Grisoft until the "AVG" brand was adopted based on its "Anti Virus Guard" software product. They did not begin marketing their products in the United States until 1998. In 2012, the E-Mail Scanner could be downloaded as a standalone program, as well as being part of AVG Antivirus 7.0. In their FAQ pages, this module name is listed as part of AVG 2011 under "legacy products," as one of multiple process files for which communication must be allowed if the computer uses a third-party firewall or third-party network traffic detector. If you want a detailed security rating about your avgemc.exe (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/avgemc.exe.html 

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Users Opinions

Average user rating of avgemc.exe: based on 88 votes. Read also the 61 reviews.

  • 1775 users ask for this file. 78 users rated it as not dangerous. 2 users rated it as not so dangerous. 5 users rated it as neutral. 3 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 5 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about avgemc.exe:
Antivirus software Andy in Sweden
AVG E-mail Scanner  See also: Link Marcello
AVG Email scanner DJ
av software, and FREE to boot! nick
it belongs to avg george
Anti-Virus 7.0 Email Cleaner. Scans incoming and outgoing email for viruses. Allan
I am using since three years and never had any problem Khan
This ist from AVG, an Anti-Virus Scanner, and it is a very good one at that job. JOE VREELAND
AVG-email scanner. tzibei
Completely legitimate so long as you actualy are running the rest of AVG. Can cause some slight delays with sending/recieving mail but this is negligable and harmless. Nick
Anti-Virus 7.0 Email Cleaner. Scans incoming and outgoing email for viruses. Stu
Belongs to AVG Antivirus software  See also: Link
Initializes to check all incoming and outgoing emails for viruses. AVG is a vital program for the safety of your pc. I've been using AVG for 5 yrs and it has saved my computer from countless attacks.  See also: Link Shari
safe mac1
AVG Email Cleaner BillyKid
AntiVirus Email perfectly safe and free  See also: Link Andrew
No problems yet - Free Anti Virus programme Rachael
Anti-virus email scanner
safe, and if you try to remove, youll get an annoying "AVG Antivirus Email Scanner is not working properly" messege every time you start your computer pooman
Part of AVG anivirus software (best free antivirus software on 'net; used for a few years) Wayne
This is very safe. Has help control mail viruses, Part of AVG Antivirus software  See also: Link MCDST Certified
This is an Antivirus software - Avg Antivirus Daniel Johansson
It scans your outgoing and incoming e-mails Piggy
Its a virus email scanner...
It's AntiVirus program duh! Munch
Antivirus Raf
Very good Wilfried Malisse - B
Anti Virus, It's oke! holland
avg free edition email checker Kim
It pops up every few minutes even when I am not on-line. Makes me worry. Cheryl
Its a virus email scanner User
This program appears to be safe but re cently ive noticed the program activating itself when theres no incoming and outgoing email. When i have checked the logs it appears some outsiders have been attempting to access my pc through this process and have connected for short periods
harmless file no problems safe Raymond
Splendid with updates ! Josep
Exellent Bryan
AVG - excellent AV & scanner Andehh
AVG scanner don't remove if you are using AVG
Awesome anti virus and free Dave
Email Scanner for AVG Antivirus Lexx
I have a attention on my window it wont go margaret
I have been using this for years, good antivirus program, best of the free ones for sure! 5 Stars! Dusitn N.
if your avg is scheduled to check it will popup even when your not online, its harmless zdtbu
AVG email scanner Kari
AntiVirus Email scanner - FREE from Grisoft.com  See also: Link PDBjr
AVG free antivirus scanner, great software if you're on a budget. Nuke
AVG 4.5 Free
it's a part of AVGrisoft installation
it is or was part of AVG whom i trustred for years /but acting funny now william zsukeljuma/at/yahoocom
if you are a gamer you need to disable the auto update and schedular...can cause hangups during play.
AVG E-mail Scanner Salman
E-Mail Scanning Components of Grisofts AVG Free Anti Virus Ben
it is an antivirus U.S.A
antivirus
pc world rated it #1 for a freebie...  See also: Link the wolf
conflicting information regarding this process Dr. Leonard
antivirus with avg muy bueno y gratuito vivian wienholds
It is suppose to scan emails (in/out) but because it keeps running even when the email software is 'off', it is clear that it is performing some 'extra curriculum' activitaties. It could very well be reporting 'key words' content on the emails back to Grisoft (who makes AVG) - nothing is free - so it would not surprise me Mr. Mike PC
its an email scanner, but lately its been funning my cpu 100% mikey_albany
This file is part of AVG (Email scanner for Microsoft Exchange Server). It takes up huge amounts of processor time (between 50% and 98%) when a new email is delivered via Microsoft Exchange POP server. Lloyd D
cause 100% CPU memory use. After disabling, CPU memory use is back to normal Thomas
It depends. Something a lot of people don't know is that when you install avg for free, it permanently writes itself into your registry. So say you decide to finally buy "Kaspersky" or some other security suite. Because avg wrote itself into your registry it is now impossible for you to switch to any other anti-virus. Personally avg is a pain. It's slow to the point its meaning less to scan, its free (Ie you get what you pay for), and there is the registry issue. The only way to completely uninstall it is to wipe your drives and start over. Wouldn't you call that malicious?  See also: Link Dweller

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