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1answer
106 views

AVG antivirus free repeatedly detects my own program as a virus

More or less every time I start my program from Visual C# 2010 Express, AVG pops up saying it's found a virus. My program is a game and doesn't even access the filesystem! Apparently the reason is ...
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1answer
553 views

Issues with avg

I have windows 7 64 bit, avg internet security 2013, and malwarebytes pro. I don't know if i should ask it here or on security.SO, feel free to migrate it if you feel it does not belong here. I'll use ...
2
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2answers
165 views

What does an AVG “False alarm” message mean?

My question is about the category of AVG alerts which contain the text "False alarm", such as the one that appears in this old forum thread: ...
2
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1answer
227 views

Are these ads in AVG Antivirus normal?

My Windows XP PC started acting strange and I am right now actually in Linux running off of a USB drive. I am running Avast under Linux and it has discovered some viruses on my XP drive. Some of the ...
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4answers
254 views

Free antivirus that is controllable by user (can be stopped/exited etc.) [closed]

There is an ongoing trend of software, especially antivirus, to be less and less controllable by user, probably supposing that the users' intelligence is lower than that of the software. For example, ...
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1answer
921 views

AVG Free Anti Virus - do not track, but who is good / bad? [closed]

The recent version of AVG free features "do not track". There are Ad and Analytic networks I can disable in my browser. Basically I like this feature. What I wonder is, how do I decide who are the ...
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2answers
2k views

How do I remove the “System Fix” Virus [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? My parents computer have apparently contracted a virus named "System Fix" I have diagnosed this from ...
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1answer
1k views

Problems reinstalling/uninstalling AVG .Anti-Virus Free Edition

I tried to upgrade my AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition installation, but halfway the installation I had to stop Windows (my computer was not responding) and now the AVG User Interface says "There are no ...
1
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6answers
1k views

Conficker keeps coming back

I hadn't run into anyone who actually got this virus until recently when dealing with a new client that didn't believe in patching their systems and consquently have been hit with this pest. I was ...
1
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2answers
448 views

Windows: How to disable all 3rd party security products?

A friend is having issues with a program that connects to the internet. i am fairly certain that there is an issue with a 3rd party product that either blocks outgoing connections blocks incoming ...
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2answers
1k views

Why did my trial version of AVG stop working? [closed]

I have once installed the AVG internet security 9.0 antivirus. It was trial version for 30 day. After it was expired, I have downloaded the same antivirus. But when I am installing it is giving the ...
1
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1answer
135 views

How can I prevent Thunderbird/AVG virus detection prompts

I have just got back from holiday and have over 1000 emails sitting in my various mail boxes, but every few emails contains a virus (nothing unusual there). Now whilst Thunderbird and AVG do a great ...
1
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2answers
5k views

Copy Updated AVG definitions to another computer

Situation: I've installed AVG Anti-virus Free on two computers and I'm using Windows 7 on both. One of PCs is connected to internet and I use AVG online-update to update it time to time, but the ...
2
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7answers
15k views

Does AVG security toolbar do anything useful actually?

Does AVG security toolbar do anything useful actually? It seems to me that all its functionality is already integrated into Linkscanner.
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6answers
3k views

Clean up infected computer from viruses [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I have a computer which had AVG Free installed from day one. After several months of operation, it starts ...