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Posted: 4/22/2007 6:49:59 PM EDT
After hearing about avg anti spyware on another thread, I downloaded and installed it. Since then, AVG anti virus won't load at startup. I can load it later on without a problem. Can't see the option for it in msconfig either. Any clues on how to fix this?
Link Posted: 4/22/2007 7:35:27 PM EDT
[#1]
I am going to take a guess and say uninstall AVG anti-spyware....


Did I win anything???

Link Posted: 4/22/2007 7:48:30 PM EDT
[#2]

Quoted:
I am going to take a guess and say uninstall AVG anti-spyware....


Did I win anything???



Orrrr.......  do the right thing and RE-install the AVG A/V.

These two programs both use some of the same .dlls and core components.  There's a combined version of them and other tools called AVG Internet Security that does both.

Reinstalling the Anti-Virus should straighten out the lost boot startup reg entries or whatever else got 86'd.


ETA:  AVG just did a version upgrade from v7 to v7.5 that was a forced reboot update.  Assuming this could mean your A/V version may have been the older one and it wasn't happy with the newer version anti-spyware install.

Try what I mentioned above and see what happens.

Link Posted: 4/22/2007 8:02:05 PM EDT
[#3]
Just because JB69 wrote more words doesn't mean he is right and I am wrong.

Trust your feelings, the force will guide your actions.


These aren't the droids you are looking for.

Move along.

Link Posted: 4/22/2007 8:24:53 PM EDT
[#4]
Load the updates till it works right, I had the same problem this AM, I've had AVG for over a year.
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