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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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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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2answers
360 views

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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3answers
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AVG installer error

I have a PC running windows-XP-professional. It has been using the free AVG antivirus software without problems for many months. In the last few days the software was pestering me to upgrade to a new ...
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1answer
803 views

Skype video makes my PC super slow

I am a regular user of skype video calls. I have a very fast quad core PC with 4GB of ram. My machine has run perfectly well with skype till now. Now as soon as I start a video call, my PC becomes ...
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1answer
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AVG 11 Free Doesn't Install

Trying to install AVG free 11, but it gets to the copying files stage and comes up with about 10 'encountered an error' dialogs and then uninstalls. Running XP SP3. Any ideas? Was running avg free 9 ...
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Wrong Windows version identified when installing anti-virus software. Reset Windows version in registry?

Question: How do installation programs determine Windows version and how can I properly reset it? Is it via a registry key or is there some file in system32 that I can add? Background: I've been ...