Do you think possibly that might help?"Maybe."perhaps you can tell me how you make Microsoft Security Essentials work for you"Just install & forget. Report • #39 Johnw May 16, 2014 at 00:25:27 "it will find any threats if they are there"Never let me down Scarlet, have put it on all computers I work on, My System? Roshith, Feb 23, 2005 #1 johnni Joined: Dec 16, 2003 Messages: 786 I copied this from the 'Avast! - simple user interface', which you should see on the left when you have a peek here
Mark it as an accepted solution!Did this post help? Vista security Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is On And, thanks! Proper sensitivity can be selected by moving the slider. https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=186281.15
So, someone called XPuser4real told me to d/l WinPatrol, and it's been a great helper to me.Anyways, will keep let you know how the avast goes. Appreciate it!!! If Smart Scan displays any issues, click Resolve All to open the appropriate tools.
I'm running a scan now, but there doesn't seem to be much improvement. Avast Cleanup is an extra feature that you can purchase as a supplement to your antivirus protection. Report • #11 Johnw May 14, 2014 at 20:34:39 "I think that's it"Got the 1st one, now they making me wait 18 mins.Are you staying with me for a while?I shall You can choose between three predefined levels.
Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. Welcome Make a system restore point, so you can go back if needed. Endpoint ProtectionAntivirus your company can afford. https://www.computing.net/answers/security/avast-free-quick-scan-is-taking-so-long-scanning-a-lot-more/39672.html If I don't get back within a few minutes of you posting a reply, it's 'cuz I had to go do some stuff, like it's almost time to prepare dinner here.
Be sure to have a nice cup of coffee, too!!! To use this feature: Click Activate for free. I usually use the normal mode (which found a software virus recently, and dealt with it). "After selecting the area, you can specify how the testing should be performed. I use IObit as a seperate program.
Report • #37 Johnw May 15, 2014 at 23:51:15 "Yeah, it wants me to buy a subscription"I googled slow avast & one of the sites was an avast forum post. https://www.vistax64.com/system-security/298301-avast-scan-slow-my-system.html I have a Vista Premium 32 bit Dell Inspiron 531. This method can potentially lead to a virus not being detected, yet is much more effective than the Quick Scan option above. Mail...
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As is the case with IT software, there are always endearingly interesting free alternatives. I am an XFINITY Forum Expert and I am here to help.We ask that you post publicly so people with similar questions may benefit.Was your question answered? Would you like to continue reading the article in the current language or go to our home page in the language you have just selected? Check This Out Also good to hear you've come to the point where you consider whether you need a certain program or not on your system, so that is also good.
Then uninstall Avast and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials. Well, I'll let it finish, and see. My System?
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Report • #24 Johnw May 15, 2014 at 07:10:48 "I have used & like the Iobit uninstaller"Yep, particularly using the 2nd part when you can use Powerful Scan to remove all Go to Scan → Smart scan. What can I do? this contact form I live in Hawaii.Don't know what time zone you're in, but I'll understand if you don't get back to me until tomorrow, or somehing.Oooops, sorry, I though you were giving me
Then I repeat the process & select Malwarebytes. Copy and Paste the contents of the JRT.txt log please. Report • #15 balscarlet May 14, 2014 at 22:19:12 Hi, John, OK, I ran adwcleaner,, and here is the report: # System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell XPS420 OS Windows 7 SP1 x64 Memory 6 gig Graphics Card ATI Radeon HD3650 256 MB Sound Card Intergrated 7.1 Channel Audio Monitor(s) Displays Dell SP2009W 20 These files include ZIP, RAR, ACE, ARJ etc.
It's the add on, right? If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Avast was too heavy-handed when it came to letting us install legitimate software, scoring 822 in this test, for a high overall protection rating of 1,093. ^A quick Avast scan found Took 1 hr. & 39 min., tested 99.3GB of data.
With the exception of installing the latest version of Avast I haven't installed any other program's. Report • #6 Johnw May 14, 2014 at 19:26:45 "[url=http://www.load.to/nTeGDi9G3h/OTL_-_Shortcut.lnk]OTL - Shortcut.lnk[/url]"The problem may be, that you are giving me a shortcut.