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issue with windows 7; gray screen at startup, explorer needs a restart every time

I recently installed Malwarebytes on my computer. Within 5 or so minutes, it picked up a file that is malware: after removing that with malwarebytes, my pc instantly restarted to a gray screen. I ...
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Why does Autocad only work when i 'run as administrator'

I installed AVG on my fathers WIndows XP machine and i suspect it has caused the following problem either directly or indirectly (through its OS setup recommendations eg Windows firewall). He has ...
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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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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: ...
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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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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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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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Microsoft Defender vs AVG 9.0

From various forums it appears that AVG 9.0 disables Microsoft Defender. Is there any way to stop that behavior?
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should I install Microsofts free antivirus offering or just stay with AVG free [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Would Microsoft Security Essentials be adequate protection? Microsoft's free antivirus program, Security Essentials, became available for download from the company's ...