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Process name: Digital Media Reader or eMachines Bay Reader

Product: Multimedia Card Reader or Microsoft Cubicle Chaos for

Company: Alcor Micro (alcormicro.com)

File: shwiconem.exe


A digital media reader for eMachine desktops, this application runs in the background and starts with Windows. It monitors for the insertion of a digital media device, and when detected, opens and Windows Explorer window or associated software. Created by Alcor Micro, this application has been available for several years. Alcor Micro was founded in 2004 in Taiwan. It has international offices in multiple countries. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/shwiconem.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of shwiconem.exe: based on 13 votes. Read also the 14 reviews.

  • 341 users ask for this file. 11 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as not so dangerous. One user rated it as neutral. 4 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about shwiconem.exe:
Appears to Come on emachines for the Card Reader installed
doesnt slow down the pc and installed with emachines computers matt
Included on some Gateway models as well as E-Machines for Card Reader Chris
Gateway Media Card Reader
It came preinstalled on my Gateway 560GE PC. Used for the digital media reader on the front of the computer - SD/MMC/SM/MS/MS-PRO, CF/MICRODRIVE Nick
Preinstalled with cd/dvd on any desktop pc J. Hungerford
I had a USB Mass Storage Device appear in Device Manager on our XP Pro eMachines computer. Seems responsible for removable disks in Device Manager. I ran the trial version of Security Task manager, and it listed these removable disks when I selected Digital Media Reader. Security Task Manager listed several errors in the Text in File section (bottom right), so I uninstalled Digital Media Reader. The removable disks are still there. Not sure I should have uninstalled Digital Media Reader. Can anyone help?
Seems likely that it is a legitimate file for the e-machine card reader. TecBrat
It says it's a Multimedia Card Reader by Alcor Micro, Corp. I have it on my eMachines PC. Avi Green
Loads on start up on Gateway pc's for Digital Media Manager Cookieblz
It works for the card reader but like all eMachine products is buggy on some models by not enabling flash drives and making windows think a drive is not ready in the scans.
It is part of Digital Media Manager ports. Only after doing SP2 for windows did this error come about.  See also: Link Mohel
Its for most standard (Non-Branded) Internal Media Card readers, regrardless of the system manufacturer. Jordan
It showed up in Task Manager - Recently had to do a 'non-destructive restore" on my E-machine (gateway/ amd) that WAS destructive, and left me at XP SP2. After uninstalling programs I didn't want, need or outdated, my CD/DVD drives no longer operate. That was right after I deleted Napster and ran a junkfile cleaner. MBAM didn't find malware, but Super Anti SPyware is finding familiar adware. Joanne

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