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AVG virus

by zimz2689 / February 17, 2005 11:09 PM PST

can someone tell me what they think about the AVG Anti-virus free edition?


-Peter

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Avg
by Lam109 / February 17, 2005 11:37 PM PST
In reply to: AVG virus

Used to use Norton to many problems.Went to AVG I must say it is working with no problems and I am happy with the product.

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Gets my approval too!
by glenn30 / February 17, 2005 11:59 PM PST
In reply to: Avg

Made the same change two or three years ago. Works well for me!

Glenn

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i have problems
by zimz2689 / February 18, 2005 12:03 AM PST
In reply to: Gets my approval too!

my AVG Free Edition keeps saying that my internal virus database is out of date and that my email scanner is not working. But my internal virus database is not out of date. When i go to update, it has a list of updates (ex high priority, optional, etc) but when it goes to download them, it says there are not updates. Do you guys know whats wrong?


-Peter

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Help maybe
by auggief / February 18, 2005 12:08 AM PST
In reply to: i have problems

If you right click on email scanner and activate, does that help? Also virus definitions are now up to 2-17-05.

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Avg Free
by phil66 / February 18, 2005 12:19 AM PST
In reply to: AVG virus

Peter

I had Norton for about three years. Computer became unstable yet Norton showed nosigns of a problem. Download Avast Home Edition and it found a number of problems and cleaned them up. But I still had a HIjacker found by an online scanner it would not delete.
Switched to AVG 7.0 free and on first scan it found and deleted the HIjacker.
Only takes two baseball bats to the side my head to convince me Avg works.
This program combined with the spyware and malware programs recommended by this forum have restored my computer to a stable unit.
Hope this helps.
Ray

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AVG Free...
by Larry38 / February 18, 2005 5:21 AM PST
In reply to: AVG virus

I used AVG Free for about 8 months, as my primary AV. I also had Norton 2003 that I kept updated but disabled, for a backup. When Norton 2003 expired( no support) I changed from AVG Free to AVG PRO. (paid version, $33.30 for 2 years)also completely removed Norton. AVG gets my vote.
Just my personal choice. Also AVG has Excellent Tech. Support,doesn't take them very long to answer a question, and tell you in depth how to fix it.(No Tech support with the Free Version.)
Hope this will help.
Larry

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