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So wait my internet has been cutting off alot latley. And I have the newest AVG. Do you suppose that could be causing the problems? How do I diable the thing thats kill my bandwith?
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Originally Posted by ChielScape View Post
i disabled it. its easy.
but AVG should add the option in the installer.
Same here, I had some issues with it also. But its disabled now and works fine.
 
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I have tried AVG many times I was scanning AVG on my comp and friends, AVG picked up nothing and NOD32 picked up 15 infections, I will never use AVG, nor recommend it again
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I have tried AVG many times I was scanning AVG on my comp and friends, AVG picked up nothing and NOD32 picked up 15 infections, I will never use AVG, nor recommend it again
Which version were you using first of all? If you had the free version than no wonder it wont pick it up.But if you have the Pro version than it will find it for sure.
 
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nope had the Pro version, while ago, think it was 7.0 that was out at the time, and had regular NOD32 2.7 that I still use
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Well, maybe because I am not a webmaster and only an end user, but I don't care if this uses up websites bandwidth if it keeps my PC safer. Now, I also think people should be more aware of the sites they go to etc. and maybe this wouldn;t even be needed.
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NOD32 is the best money can buy .... but good ole AVG 8.0 free is good for the regular user , i allways disable this feature anyway , annoys customers
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Yet another reason I love my Avast!
 
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Yet another reason I love my Avast!
avast has a good scanner , but the resident shields are horrible , it never catches anything .

so i use both AVG 8.0 and Avast on my main pc . And ive never had any infections .
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nope had the Pro version, while ago, think it was 7.0 that was out at the time, and had regular NOD32 2.7 that I still use
You just had bad luck im afraid. No virus scanner out there is perfect and they all miss different virus and infections. Nod32 will miss somethings too.
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