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AVG compatibility I have a paid subscription to Spy Sweeper and the free version of AVG. I cannot update AVG if Spy Sweeper is running. I have had both running successfully for a long time and this has only been occuring during the last few months. Please offer a solution. Thanks, Betty

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Just open task MGR and stop it from running, then update and restart,, If you surf the web and are on a lot of free sites you should get rid of AVG,,,# 2 is kaspersky for best,, and AVG is #10 I stake my life on this claim no matter what anyone says,if they say different
ask them what virus's and trojans and rootkits and worms they used for testing.

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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    I wanted to give the 2009 top anti-virus software.
    #1 and the rest in order.

    #1- G-Data
    2- Avira
    3-Kaspersky
    4-Nod32-eset
    5-Norton 2009
    6-Avast
    7- F-secure
    8-Ikarus

    These are so close, they are in the 98%-100% for top software.


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