AVG 8.0

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  1. Rowan
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    Rowan GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    AGH my pirated avg 8.0 came up saying it was pirated [​IMG]
    any1 know how to stop this coming up dont want parents to see him
     
  2. da_head

    da_head A dying dream..

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    avg 8.0 sucks. mite i suggest avast pro, kaspersky, nod32, or bitdefender instead?
     
  3. DaRk_ViVi

    DaRk_ViVi Sending you back... to the future!

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    lol why would your parents care about that? XD
    Btw you can just download the free version of AVG 8 from free.avg.com. [​IMG]
     
  4. gk.7

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    AVG is good actually. I know a lot of people at my college where I work that have it and say it's great. The thing is that you MUST do the updates. I don't know where you got it from but just go to www.download.com (same as going to www.cnet.com and go to the download section). Good luck.
     
  5. da_head

    da_head A dying dream..

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    avg WAS good (prior to 8.0). i'm sure many members will agree that the ones i listed are far superior
     
  6. jaxxster

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    wasnt AVG the anti virus that deleted important system files?
     
  7. Dack

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    They've all got little foibles [​IMG]

    AVG was the one that: deleted system files, started going off to download files from google searches (increasing your traffic and slowing down your internet).

    Kaspersky: messed up with a few updates in version numbers meaning you couldn't get on the internet IIRC

    Avast: A lock up on Vista systems about last September due to an update that slowed your system down to an unimaginable rate.

    Norton: Just evil [​IMG] (Fixed a laptop for someone yesterday where it would lock at the main loading screen. Fix was just remove Norton ). What can you say about software that you have to download a seperate app to make sure you delete it properly.

    NOD32: Detects Wiiscrubber 1.0 as a trojan (as it says "probably agent trojan").

    etc......
     
  8. da_head

    da_head A dying dream..

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    i'm using avast pro on vista right now with no problems..
     
  9. Dack

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    It was one I was fixing for someone. The machine had ground to a halt after the Avast update he did. Uninstalling Avast and re-installing fixed it.

    (It's probably my AV of choice)
     
  10. Satangel

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    I actually have the exact same problem as the Topic starter. Sometimes it just pops up, saying that I may not be aware that I'm using an illegal copy of AVG [​IMG]

    Guess I'll deinstall it soon and go to the free version again [​IMG]
     
  11. sweenish

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    avira antivir for me

    free, good, and the pop-up ad can be supressed
     
  12. Maz7006

    Maz7006 iSEXu

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    I agree, i use kaspersky and ESET, yet of course on different systems, just go for them, also remember that some anti-virus's that you download give you 90 Days for free, for some time, i just found myself switching from one to another.
     
  13. DarkRey

    DarkRey still transfoooorming.... with sum lags!

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    i dont like AVG
    it takes more than a year to finish scanning my pc and it detects most of my files as virus

    now im using norton 2009 which is compared to the older version is far superior, now it doesnt drain your ram memory (it uses less). the scanning are way faster than avg ( completed a full scan in less than a hour)