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My pc is so slow after downloading AVG Free

by margagietman / November 28, 2009 6:27 PM PST

Dear Ladies, dear Sirs,
When starting up my pc, it starts ratling for over 20 minutes, then all checks are done....!
But when I want to go on the internet, the ratling starts again and I have to wait for a couple of minites before I am on the Internet.What I do is opening Google first and then use the direct link of the site I want to open, this seems a little quicker way.
I use a 4 years old Compaq with Windows and Intell.
Can you please inform if it is possible to skip some of the AVG checks so it will all be a little quicker? I am not a freak but a regular quite basic user...

With thanks and regards
Marga Gietman
Bunnik - The Netherlands
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What Is Your OS && Serv.Pk#?
by tobeach / November 29, 2009 2:16 PM PST

AVG is not usable before XP SP2 & Win 2000(or older OS's).

Possibly conflicting w/ other installed or NOT COMPLETELY un-installed
A/V & A/S programs? List of such w/ removal tool/Links/instructions:
http://www.avg.com/us-en/index-faq.keyw-conflicts%2Bremoval#tba1
Additionally Spybot S&D & Ad-Aware conflict.

I believe the internet link scanner can be disabled or not installed to begin with. I Don't use AVG so others will know better. Happy

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Thank you
by margagietman / December 1, 2009 6:36 PM PST

for your advice! After following up your advices, the pc is much quicker!

thanks again and regards
Marga Gietman - Bunnik (NL)

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(NT) Thanks For Posting Back! :D
by tobeach / December 2, 2009 12:52 PM PST
In reply to: Thank you

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