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Problem with AVG Resident Shield and Spybot

For the past few weeks AVG RS seems to be tracking every cookie on the planet and then advising it cannot delete it..

Also Spybot finds a problem in the registry which I attempt to delete by letting it redirect me to it, it then goes to the next available item for some odd reason! (there isn't anything there - we have already lost a few "innocent registry items through this")

Could they be conflicting or has my machine gone totally loopy?

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I'm choose one or the other.

In reply to: Problem with AVG Resident Shield and Spybot

Spybot is known to clash with other titles and a new issue with AVG had me change it to Avast on the kid's machine. Why not go with the changes as the price is reasonable.
Bob

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TeaTimer is not for advanced users

In reply to: Problem with AVG Resident Shield and Spybot

It is asking you if you want to allow or not the changes. You don't need it. Spybot S&D Team plan to release another version of TeaTimer (currently in BETA) that is not aggressive as the current vesion.

Disable Teatimer and use only Spybot S&D's immunization if you want to keep Spybot S&D in protecting your computer from bad activex, bad sites etc.

As to AVG, I agree with Bob. AVG is not what it is last time (not neat Antivirus protection anymore). Many AVG users here moved to another antivirus:
Get Antivir Free http://free-av.com or Avast! Home http://www.avast.com

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