Family of anti-virus and Internet security software developed by AVG Technologies

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unwanted chinese/korean program installed unable to remove it from any where

members some unknown Chinese program has uninstalled in my system I have tried many antivirus and malware removal programs without any clue as what this program is. Finally I am posting a screenshot ...
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where can I find a Locky Ransomware virus samples?

I need a locky ransomware virus sample to test it on VM for my project. Where can I get one working sample ?(Any microsoft word or excel files would work)
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AVG Uninstallation Vault

Will clicking "Remove Virus Vault Contents" during the AVG uninstallation removal process permanently delete the contents in the Virus Vault from the computer, or remove them from the vault by ...
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AVG errors (freezing, not emptying vault, etc.)

Every time I open the AVG GUI, it works fine. Until I click something. For example: Scan Now. When I do click it, the GUI just crashes. Eventually it turns fine, until a few seconds after. Not ...
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No connection to Router(Lan,Wan) after installing AVG 2016 and/or Updating windows

Well..i know there have been questions like this one all over su but none have an actual solution.. so ill just give a cleaner explanation of what i did and how i did it.. Installed clean w7 Ultimate ...
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AVG AntiVirus Business Edition: Folder Exceptions with Wildcards and Subfolders

I'm running AVG AntiVirus Business Edition and would like to set some folder exceptions for the on-access scanning (Resident Shield) in my work folders for Visual Studio. What I'm looking for is a way ...
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After removing AVG 2015 Windows Defender will not start

System: Windows Pro 8.1 After removal of AVG 2015, Windows Defender fails to start. When attempting to start Windows Defender via the UI It fails to start with error 0x8007139f When attempting ...
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Disable process with sc config not allowed

I'm learning penetration testing and tried to disable the watchdog processes of AVG 2015 Antivirus Free on the target PC (Windows XP SP3 running in VirtualBox) with the commands: C:\WINDOWS\system32&...
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Windows 10 / Mobile Hotspot / Firewall

I'd like to share my cellular connection from my windows 10 notebook via mobile hotspot, but my firewall (AVG) blocks all connections. When I deactivate AVG everything works fine. Is there a rule I ...
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How to stop a driver from running in Windows PE

My computer has unfortunately succumb to an error caused by AVG Anti-virus and upon boot of my computer it tells me that certain .sys files are either corrupted or missing. Upon searching the ...
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AVG Email Component says not protected after installing AVG Zen?

I just ran an update which included installing AVG Zen, now AVG says the Email Component says "Not Protected" and when i click it it says it's not fully functional. when i click on the fix now button ...
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Windows 7 AVG and Left 4 Dead

I have a father who won't allow video games at all. I managed to get a CD version of left 4 dead working perfectly on one laptop, but when I have another with avg, I run into an issue. It immediately ...
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Can AVG 2015's Online Shield be used Chrome (and not give NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID)?

I am using AVG 2015. If I enable Online Shield, websites that use some of Google's API's (including StackExchange sites) become unavailable and start displaying a NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID error ...
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Cancel AVG through task manager gives “Access Denied”

When I start up my computer (windows 7), AVG starts up. Usually this isnt a bad thing, but recently it's been taking up close to 40 percent of the listed CPU according to task manager. When I right-...
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Windows 7 common search engines hosts don't work or responde to icmp

I have a windows 7 computer every site works... EXCEPT google.com, yahoo.com duckduckgo.com The websites IP also does not answer, the webpage keeps trying to load but the HTTP/ICMP request leaves the ...
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Can i get virus/trojan from cracked software when my windows is installed with avg 2015 [closed]

One of my colleages says that he is free from virus/trojan from cracked softwares as long as the PC has AVG 2015 free edition installed. Is it correct?
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Can't access internet after installing antivirus

I'm using Windows 8.1 Pro - 64 bit. Today, I installed AVG Internet Security 2015 on my laptop, but afterwards, I can't access the internet. I use a WiFi connection, but after installation, my laptop ...
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Does AVG Outlook add-on scan drafts?

I'm trying to figure out whether or not the AVG Outlook add-on scans drafts, but I can't find any documentation about this, or any kind of log which indicates when scans are being run. Can anyone ...
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Deleting secure search malware [duplicate]

How do I delete secure search (AVG virus) malware? I am using Firefox as my browser. I am able to bypass it when it appears on start up, but I cannot find and completely remove this irritation?
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avg consumes all cpu when github running

I am running a Windows 8.1 machine, on which I have installed Github for managing my repositories, and AVG antivirus. I noticed there is some kind of conflict between these two, as AVG consumes all ...
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Does FileZilla contain a virus?

I downloaded FileZilla from SourceForge on February 16, install was OK, but recently my antivirus said that the file contains a virus (MalSign.Generic.550). Previously there was no notification about ...
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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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AVG Internet Security 2014 gets stuck at 99% during scan

I run a scan every night with AVG and in the morning I notice that lately it has been getting stuck at 99%. I can't stop or pause the scan, I have to restart my computer. It doesn't seem to keep ...
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Remove Virus certificate attachments from Emails

When I'm receiving emails from PC having AVG antivirus, it's coming with virus certificate attachment file, to prove that there is no virus inside the email. I want to remove all those certificate ...
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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 ...
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If I Install AVG Security Suite, will it automatically Install the Toolbar & Search Engine?

Can I Install AVG without having it install the POS toolbar and search engine?
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AVG SiteSafety plugin took over Chrome, how do I get rid of it?

Whenever I open a new tab, I get this awful new tab page from AVG SiteSafety. Not sure how it got there, but I can't get rid of it. I deleted it from my extensions by going: Settings -> Extensions -...
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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: http://forums.avg.com/us-en/avg-forums?sec=thread&act=...
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Configure AVG free to work with logmein.com free [closed]

The Logmein.com free version works with my windows 8 pro pc. But when I install AVG free, it stops working. The logmein icon on the taskbar appears with a red 'x' next to it. When I click 'switch on ...
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remove AVG Secure Search

I am running a Dell laptop computer with a Windows 7 Professional operating system. I have Google Chrome and Internet Explorer installed. When I open Internet Explorer the home page I get is a ...
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Lost internet history now only have computer history Windows 7, IE9

I have always been able to view internet history but suddenly I only have computer history, I'm sure it is recent as if I go back 2 or 3 weeks then I can see the internet history but this last week ...
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What is the AVG Search Bar?

Lately I was surprised to see AVG Search take over my home page which used to be the default Google search page. I managed to remove this strange thing, but I am not sure how it got in with all of ...
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Sending email with Windows 8 Mail (Modern UI) being blocked by AVG Firewall

I've setup my Outlook.com email address in Windows 8 Mail (Modern UI) but is unable to send and receive emails when my AVG Internet Security 2012 Business Edition's Firewall is enable. When I ...
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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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AVG (free) plus what? [closed]

I D/L'ed AVG free. What other protection should I use? I am setting up a Win7 64bit system.
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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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What is JavaScript Obfuscation and why is it a threat?

AVG was recently telling me that a webpage was blocked because of JavaScript Obfuscation. Why was the webpage blocked and what exactly does that mean?
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Can't uninstall AVG Antivirus 2011

When I try to uninstall AVG Antivirus, I get the message Associated with Another Application I looked at "Task Manager" → "Processes" and stopped all related processes, but it didn't help. ...
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How do I temporarily turn off AVG Antivirus?

I run AVG Antivirus (version 8.5, I believe). Now I want to install "Dragon Naturally Speaking", a speech recognition software. During installation I'm told that I need to temporarily disable my ...
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IE 9 home page is hijacked by avg

I definitely know how to change the home page in Internet Explorer (Tools -> Options -> General). The problem is, no matter what I put there, it never changes. Stop/restart Internet Explorer and ...
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BSOD (possibly AVG 2012 related?)

Yesterday I experienced a very slow start-up. Today I got a BSOD. I am using Windows 7, x64, on a Toshiba Satellite A660-11M and have not tinkered with the hardware recently (changed HDD a few months ...
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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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How can I install AVG Anti Virus on a computer without internet connection?

I downloaded AVG Anti Virus on one computer and tried to copy it to a stand alone computer but it says that I need to connect to the internet. Is there a way to bypass the proxy and the need of ...
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Problem with Deinstalling AVG Antivirus

I have a problem with deinstaling my AVG Antivirus on Windows. I tried to uninstall it with Revo Uninstaller but no luck. Here are some screenshots.
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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 ...
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AVG is taking away control from administrator

I installed AVG virus protection and since then It doesn't let me save certain picture formats and Doesn't let me copy anything to my desktop. It doesn't Uninstall either. How do I get rid of it?
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AVG Virus warning - should I worry?

I am using Vtune 9.1 on a XP-32 PC with a quad core i7 processor. I am attempting to do a Call Graph profile of my own program. Whenever I start the process by clicking VTune's [Run Activity] button I ...
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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 ...
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AVG Installer Error

My computer is running Windows XP Home Edition. The avg I am using is expiring soon and so a pop out ask me to install AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011. When the download is about to complete, I was ...
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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 ...