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Digital Line Detect (DLG.exe) – Malicious program or not?

Dlg.exe is included into BVRP Phone Tools software suite which provides fax, phone book, e-mail and other sevices. It runs itself at Windows startup, resides in system memory and detects when you plug or unplug digital telephone line. Digital Line Detect is usually pre-installed by Dell and other computer vendors. It is also known to be included into Connexant V.92 and Broadcom modem drivers.
Some time ago Dlg.exe publisher produced spyware and that is why Digital Line Detect is sometimes treated as spyware. You should definitely delete it if you have some old version of Dlg.exe on your PC. However, now it is not spyware anymore. But note that even newer versions of Dlg.exe process can cause problems, system instability, memory and performance loss. Digital Line Detect is often classified as Non-Malicious Problemware.
If youEUR(TM)re an advanced user you can solve problems related to Digital Line Detect software manually. To completely solve “Digital Line Detect Dlg.exe” problem you should:
1) Turn off Dlg.exe autostart option in all related programs (modem drivers or BVRP Phone Tools software suite)
2) Kill Dlg.exe process
3) Use Msconfig.exe utility to permanently remove Dgl.exe from startup list.
4) (Optional) Locate and delete Dlg.exe file
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