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Can I use LinkScanner alongside a non-AVG antivirus program?

I have installed Microsoft Security Essentials as my antivirus program. But I'd like to use LinkScanner as an add-on, as I like the green tick for safe sites and I really like the idea of screening websites on search engines. (My hard disk was recently wiped by something I probably picked up from an unsafe website.)

The AVG website for LinkScanner says you can install it as an add-on, but in fact it won't install on my computer unless I uninstall MSE.

Is there a solution? Or another good way of screening Google search pages? I would really appreciate some help on this.

I use Windows XP Home 2002, Mozilla 3.6.3.

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Re: Standalone LinkScanner


please be informed that this correct situation, because Microsoft Security Essentials is detected as conflict application with AVG Standalone LinkScanner.

Another conflict applications are part of this AVG FAQ (MSE will be soon added):

If you want to use AVG Standalone LinkScanner, please install it before MSE.

Thank you

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