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Should I remove Spy Emergency?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
42% remove it58% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,551
United States Rank #30,399
Reach 0.0140%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.60 days
106.16 days >
Average installed length: 55.78 days

Spy Emergency

What is Spy Emergency?  (from NETGATE Technologies s.r.o)

Spy Emergency is an anti-spyware, anti-trojan, anti-spam software that quickly and securely removes spyware, viruses and other Internet threats, including spyware, viruses, adware, malware, home-page hijackers, remote administration tools, dialers, and keyloggers.


Spy Emergency is a program developed by NETGATE Technologies s.r.o. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is spyemergency.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 13.75 MB (14,416,431 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 15% of users of Spy Emergency come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Czech Republic.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spy-emergency.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGATE\Spy Emergency\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NETGATE\Spy Emergency\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 13.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Spy Emergency

Program executable:spyemergency.exe
Name:NETGATE Spy Emergency
Spy Emergency
Path:C:\Program Files\netgate\spy emergency\spyemergency.exe
Additional files:
  • menuext.dll - NETGATE Spy Emergency (Spy Emergency Shell Extension)
  • menuextwow64.dll
  • SpyEmergencyCmd.exe - Spy Emergency Command Line Scanner
  • SpyEmergencySkin.exe - Spy Emergency Skin and Language
  • SpyEmergencySrv.exe - Spy Emergency Scan Engine Gateway
  • SpyEmergencyWow64.exe - Spy Emergency WOW64 Compatibility Layer
  • webspam.dll - Spy Emergency
  • webspamwow64.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • menuext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SpyEmergency' with a class of {2E9FFF5C-4375-494d-951F-098BAA42239E}.
  • menuextwow64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SpyEmergency' with a class of {2E9FFF5C-4375-494d-951F-098BAA42239E}.
  • SpyEmergencySrv.exe runs as a service named 'Spy Emergency Engine Service' (SpyEmrgSrv).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SpyEmergency.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SpyEmergency' and executes as C:\Program Files\NETGATE\Spy Emergency\SpyEmergency.exe.

How do I remove Spy Emergency?

You can uninstall Spy Emergency from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Spy Emergency, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Spy Emergency.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 42%
Keep it 58%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.26%
Windows 10 27.90%
Windows XP 14.49%
Windows Vista 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.65%
Windows 7 Professional 9.16%
Windows 10 Pro 5.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 14.98%
  Iran 9.76%
  Czech Republic 7.67%
  Germany 5.92%
  Poland 5.23%
  Italy 4.88%
  Turkey 3.83%
  France 3.14%
  Slovakia 2.79%
  Australia 2.44%
  Egypt 2.44%
  United Kingdom 2.44%
  Netherlands 2.09%
  Russia 2.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.42%
Dell 19.39%
Acer 16.36%
ASUS 11.52%
Toshiba 5.45%
Lenovo 3.64%
American Megatrends 2.42%
Samsung 2.42%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.51%
Acer Extensa 5220 2.63%
LENOVO 80E3 2.63%
ASUSTeK K53SV 1.75%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.75%
Gigabyte EP45-DS3 1.75%


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