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    Default AVG Free Anti virus

    This has been working fine for ages and just to make sure actually uninstalled and installed a new one. But now as it did before for the past few weeks, it gets half way through a scan and it freezes and stops, as well as the mouse freezes. Any suggestions why or how can I get it to continue? Cheers

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    Default Re: AVG Free Anti virus

    Dump AVG and install Avast. AVG's not very good anymore.
    Microsoft: "You've got questions. We've got dancing paperclips."

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    Default Re: AVG Free Anti virus

    I also prefer Avast but the AVG should still work.
    Can you check the event viewer & see if there is a reference to the freeze.

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    Default Re: AVG Free Anti virus

    it just says the scan log is corrupted, thanks.

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    Default Re: AVG Free Anti virus

    That would be true, but it's the reason for that happining we are after.
    Look for other errors at that time.

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    Default Re: AVG Free Anti virus

    I used AVG for years but it has developed update problems. I now use Avast and also Comodo on a laptop which is allergic to Avast. Both are very good.
    Comodo also includes a very good fire wall. No problems. Can be a bit of a pain when it is learning, but soon settles down.

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    Default Re: AVG Free Anti virus

    I spent several months on AVG's forum trying to get to the bottom of those corrupt files.

    "Their stock answer was to uninstall and then re-install. This will fix the corrupt file."

    My answer to them was (like you) that is not a fix ! What causes the file to become corrupt, and why don't you make a utility to rebuild the file to save millions of people having to re-install.

    The forum moderators never agreed with me.

    So relecnatnly (and due to 2 other bugs/problems) I dumped AVG and installed AVast and have never been happier.
    So what colour is your Adkaf?
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    Default Re: AVG Free Anti virus

    Quote Originally Posted by wratterus View Post
    Dump AVG and install Avast. AVG's not very good anymore.
    What about NOD32? I always found that to be good. Nor does it hog your resources like AVG does.

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    Default Re: AVG Free Anti virus

    Quote Originally Posted by m3dic View Post
    What about NOD32? I always found that to be good. Nor does it hog your resources like AVG does.
    Its not free.
    All the technology and software in the universe is useless when the end user has the IQ of a sack of hammers.

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    Default Re: AVG Free Anti virus

    Quote Originally Posted by beeswax34 View Post
    Its not free.
    Ahh right you are.

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