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Sign Up Have an account? Hope they fix AVG 8 before the end of the year... Staff Online Now cwwozniak Trusted Advisor Macboatmaster Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Security & Malware Removal > General Security > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums I also would use MSE as it is light, and is realtime and stopped a trojan from a hacked link on a reasonably trusted site: Charity Navigator. Source

I'm sorry, but I'm not sure how I would find the links?OK, if I did it right, here are the links:[url=http://www.load.to/nTeGDi9G3h/OTL_-_Shortcut.lnk]OTL - Shortcut.lnk[/url] [url=http://www.load.to/NPMRu1tpAl/Extras_-_Shortcut.lnk]Extras - Shortcut.lnk[/url] Thank you for your time, The time now is 22:07. Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top amkeew Posts: 661 This post has been reported. Glenn Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - do you have to endure that annoying popup by newf51 / July 14, 2008 3:25 PM PDT In reply to: do you https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-avg-long-scan-time.799553/

You taught me how to use a different tool. Have patience. I mean, if it was a FULL scan, then I'd understand. Whether this is what will actually happen remains to be seenhttp://freeforum.avg.com/read.php?1,123812 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Roddy, your are right...

your processor should be fine "Intel Pentium 300 MHz processor or higher (or a compatible equivalent). 256 MB free RAM." (http://downloads.kaspersky-labs.com/docs/english/kis2010_en.pdf p. 12) Unless you bought it (is it free or by Kees Bakker / September 14, 2008 1:29 AM PDT In reply to: My AVG 8 scan time is over a day long and won't stop!! AVG is living on past glory and there are too many good free download products available to waste time with it any more.Not a techie, but would suggest 1) Spy-ware Terminator This will consume more resources while scanning but will finish the scan faster.

Jeebus, you're a font of knowledge. on AVG 6.0 and Win 98SE > to 1 hour on Win XP-PRO, with a 3- way split HD, > to 2.5 hours with AVG 8.0 and same configuration as b4.From Report • #20 Johnw May 15, 2014 at 01:03:37 "still no dice with the Junkware Removal Tool"We shall have to forget it for now Scarlet, I see the author hasn't found check my site Is AVG worth buying ?

I have Ubuntu and Mint on one drive and WindowsXP Pro. They will force AVG 8 on you. Also, when enabling/disabling a firewall always follow that with a reboot or in some cases your action will not be "active". We highly recommend to temporarily stop or remove this application in order to be able to check if it helps to the AVG scanning time."My problem has been solved = my

Community topics Browse by categories All AVG Protection AVG Performance AVG Toolbar & search Android products Mac products Other products Billing & MyAccount Viruses & Threats General discussion Business products AVG check it out Previously on my old HD, it would take approx. 1 hr. I use all my scanners, and I hardly have any threats or viruses. Thank you so much for all your work & time.

It is driving me batty(the long scan times for the quick scan), and I am almost ready to change antivirus programs!!!I would appreciate some input, or any experience anyone is having http://techvividglobalservices.com/solved-avg/solved-avg-9.html I think that was the big reason I stopped using AVG...scans were running a little too long.You take care & God Bless. Thank you!!! Um, unless it takes a little while for the info to show up?

Mind you, the 7.5 AV also takes about 50 minutes, so adding them together to cover both Virus & Spyware.... :-). Computer Type: PC/Desktop OS: Windows 10 Pro, CPU: Intel i5 4690 Motherboard: Asus Z-97A Memory: 2 X 8GB Kingston HyperX Fury Black Series Graphics Card: N/A Sound Card: Outboard Audiophile DAC Maybe w/ new service pack they'll get at least some of the problems fixed.I'm, at this time, still not recommending upping to v.8 from 7.5 for happy users in my circle have a peek here I also have been using ZONEALARM on my windows system for a long time, is there a firewall program for Linux?

lisatiAugust 31st, 2008, 11:02 PMHere's the solution to update difficulties, as taken from the AVG forums, the documentaion, and posts on these forums: Add your Ubuntu user to the avg user Went well but I would clean up the machine by removing all the temp files and other junk before installing.Glenn Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - AVG8 by RichardSM now.

To many laypeople that would signify failure, esp.

After that, AVG shouldn't stall on this file any more.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - scan time by jimmer55 / July 8, 2008 11:59 AM PDT In reply Wait for a couple of minutes. 7. See More: avast free quick scan is taking so long, scanning a lot more Report • ✔ Best Answer Johnw May 15, 2014 at 17:35:41 "Hope you had a good meeting, I rely on CNET to provide good information and their reader reviews are most helpful.I disabled AVG, to many problems with updates, takes far too long to scan your programs.

And, I really like the Advanced System Care. Very nice. Cheers Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported. Check This Out Uninstallation of AVG 9 got hanged half-way and I had ctrl-alt-del it to reboot.

the same amount of data stored as on my old HD(106GBs or so). You are one bad dude with the workings of the PC, and I appreciate all your time & efforts. I'm optimistic, patient & persistent, but this is a little much!!! Reply With Quote 04-05-201304:25 PM #5 brar22 Array Join Date Jan 2013 Posts 910 Re: AVG Antivirus taking long time to finish the hard drive repair in Windows 8 Hello friend,

No more click, click during an install, you have to read after each click.I use Softpedia, down the bottom of the page, they make you aware what Ad-supported programs the author Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. YUM! Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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: # Took 1 hr. & 39 min., tested 99.3GB of data.