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Virus scan when opening word doc.

by Alan Copeland / February 13, 2006 11:52 AM PST

How do I turn off the virus scan when opening word documents? I am running XP Home, Office 2003 and AVG.

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Are you sure...
by Papa Echo / February 13, 2006 10:19 PM PST

it is AVG making the scan, and not NAV (Norton Anti Virus)?

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Wah your mouth out!
by Alan Copeland / February 14, 2006 8:25 AM PST
In reply to: Are you sure...

This PC never had Norton, I installed AVG as soon as I powered it up.. The message at the lower left of the screen says running virus scan.

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OK-just asking...
by Papa Echo / February 14, 2006 4:31 PM PST
In reply to: Wah your mouth out!

..but I have googled and have found what I hope is the answer, or at least a clue as to where to find an answer. I use AVG too, but have no MS Word related problems. So, although not quite the same as your problem, have a look -

Click HERE. Try response no. 5.

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Didn't mean to blast you
by Alan Copeland / February 14, 2006 10:31 PM PST
In reply to: OK-just asking...

I tried the fix and got an error. I will look into it with AVG later. Thanks for the link.

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I know...
by Papa Echo / February 15, 2006 7:26 AM PST

.....it's the frustation. Good luck on your endeavour.

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