AVG 2011?

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AVG 2011?

Post by sporkles » Wed Dec 15, 2010 1:14 pm

Has anyone upgraded? How does it compare to AVG 9, particularly concerning resource usage?

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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by djsynchro » Wed Dec 15, 2010 1:20 pm

I changed to Microsoft Security Essentials, it's low resource and free and it had really good reviews.

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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by ollyb303 » Wed Dec 15, 2010 1:33 pm

I used avg for years before discovering avast! - much less of a resource hog and also free.
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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by crumhorn » Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:33 pm

AVG2011 effectively freezes my machine for over a minute on start up and by default installs a tool bar in firefox that occasionally crashes and makes it hog 100% of whichever core it's running on.

I've been thinking about changing for for a while. Might try the Microsoft thing.
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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by djsynchro » Wed Dec 15, 2010 3:30 pm

I like AVS better than AVG too, but I am happy with MS now. If you have something against MS (like me) remember they make your OS and Windows 7 is pretty good actually.

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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by sporkles » Wed Dec 15, 2010 8:07 pm

Well, that's two new installs for me today: Microsoft Security Essentials and Firefox 4 beta 7. I'm not noticing any major effect so far,
but according to my task manager, it's hogging way less resources than AVG did.

Thanks.

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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by djsynchro » Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:19 pm

Word to yo mama and get rid of that Firefox crap - that's SO 2008! Chrome's got everything: Adblock, extension, shortcuts for search engines and it's the fastest browser of all.

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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by djsynchro » Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:44 pm

G :x :x G L E

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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by sporkles » Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:30 pm

Nah... Google is now the Man, so I'm sticking it to him. But I recognise the fact that Chrome is super fast.

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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by djsynchro » Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:43 pm

So you're searching using Bing or Ask.com now? Yeah right!!! :x :x :x

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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by sporkles » Thu Dec 16, 2010 5:02 pm

"Bing"? "Ask.com"? NEVER HEARD OF THEM - LET ME L :x :x K THEM UP ON ALTA VISTA! (Or 'let me "Alta Vista it"')

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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by beats me » Thu Dec 16, 2010 7:22 pm

Hey guys. Just confirming I don't need to be in this thread because I use a Mac.



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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by ollyb303 » Thu Dec 16, 2010 7:24 pm

Cracked me up beats!
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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by logoland » Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:22 am

I personaly use Bitdefender total which is very good
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Re: AVG 2011?

Post by djsynchro » Fri Dec 17, 2010 10:41 am

alright is not good enough when a trojan sends your credit card details to a hacker in East Europe :x

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