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What is avgemc.exe?

Part of AVG Internet Security by AVG Technologies CZ s.r.o.

What is it?

AVG E-mail Scanner for Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware protection, plus the full AVG LinkScanner safe search and surf technology.
Description of avgemc.exe from AVG Technologies CZ s.r.o.
New and improved AVG Internet Security offers real-time protection when surfing, shopping, banking and social networking. You'll also enjoy worry-free downloading, an enhanced firewall, and one of the fastest scanning speeds on the market. AVG's Community Protection Network shares the latest threat information with the online community to ensure everyone receives the highest form of protection possible, and AVG's Protective Cloud Technology serves as an early warning system to block new threats.
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How does avgemc.exe run?

Service - avgemc.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'avg9emc' (AVG Free E-mail Scanner). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. AVG Free E-mail Scanner runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the avgemc.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of avgemc.exe users, 28.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is avgemc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00073% CPU7313.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.04 MB RAM18.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         8 GDI objects5.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     6 context switches/sec6.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\avg\avg9\avgemc.exe

Are there other versions of AVG Internet Security?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by AVG Internet Security.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)

About AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.

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File details

File name: avgemc.exe
Publisher: AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. (verified)
Name: AVG Internet Security
Description: AVG E-Mail Scanner
Size: 886.77 KB
Original file name: avgemc.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: AVG Technologies
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 2/16/2010
Expiration date: 3/5/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0009056658%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001742791%
User CPU: 0.00073138664014%
Privileged CPU time: 625 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
Context switches /sec: 6
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 57.48 MB
Peak committed memory: 162.54 MB
Paged memory: 4.04 MB
Peak paged memory: 4.04 MB
Paged system memory: 60.24 KB
Non-paged system memory: 8.93 KB
Working set memory: 962 KB
Peak working set memory: 9.09 MB
Min working set memory: 472 KB
Private memory: 4.04 MB
Page faults: 9,613
Page faults /min: 10
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,041
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 2.3 MB
Read transfer /min: 2.49 KB
Total write operations: 190
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 14.05 KB
Write transfer /min: 15 Bytes
Total other operations: 3,266
Other operations /min: 4
Total other transfer: 128.16 KB
Other Transfer /min: 147 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 8
USER objects: 7
Handle count average: 361
Thread count average: 19
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command
C:\Program Files1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe

Service details

Name: AVG Free E-mail Scanner
Service name: avg9emc
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 10110
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: b9ae3c63a53396cd669ef8ae9c9cbd85
SHA-1: 6a60e6d706cfe6192da5fea2acd8aa9a9524c87c
SHA-256: d80076886a1fb378bf8b2e9d6c8e5689542171adb2b420465bed8c789d2edd55

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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