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I've searched and searched, and can't find what these parameters do - can someone fill me in?

autocheck autochk * \aswBoot.exe /M:hexadecimaladdress /wow /dir:"C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast"\

Avast randomly added this to my startup, and Spybot informed me of it. I let it go through, but I'm still curious what's happening here since Microsoft doesn't have, or I can't easily find, a complete list of all autochk parameters (Including /wow, /dir, and the backslash deal)

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  • Ask on Avast forum. They may give you an answer – Ganesh R. Dec 27 '15 at 7:06
  • Its the Avast startup scanner which is used by Avast to remove stubborn malware at boot – Moab Dec 27 '15 at 15:58
  • I figured, but what do the parameters do? Any idea? – Jon Dec 28 '15 at 0:26

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