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avg didn't do anything

by coolguy71261 / February 16, 2011 9:39 AM PST

i have seen multiple computers crash with avg installed

only 4 or 5 times out of the 40 so test that ive run only 5 times at the most did abything get detected

i could run ad aware,spybot and pick up loads of spyware

in all avg is just norton/mcafee= run them all day and they will get nothing

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You bring up a good idea.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 16, 2011 11:03 AM PST
In reply to: avg didn't do anything

While I know folk want an antivirus that catches everything, there isn't one made that does that!

Adaware and Spybot are sadly out of date. Read the CNET Spyware forum for newer apps.

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Re: avg didn't do anything
by Ondrej_AVG / February 20, 2011 2:59 PM PST
In reply to: avg didn't do anything

Hello coolguy71261,

do you have still access to computers, which crashed with AVG installed? What is the exact behaviour before the crash? Is possible to get files from C:\Windows\minidump folder for closer analysis?

Thank you

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