Retrobike Forum Index

It is currently Sun Dec 11, 2016 9:32 am

* Login   * Register * Search  * FAQ



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 18 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2
Author Message
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:21 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider

Joined: Thu May 06, 2010 10:05 pm
Posts: 5665
Location: Aberdeen
Charlieboy28 wrote:
Avast is much better i find, and the lady has a sexy french voice that turns me on


"The Avast virus database has been updated" Image

Not sure what your problem with the custom install of AVG is to be honest? If you went for the custom option and unchecked the boxes then it shouldn't add the toolbar.

Have you tried downloading it from a different host?

I changed to Avast, seems to use less memory and wokrs just fine for me.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:27 pm 
retrobike rider
retrobike rider
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jul 09, 2008 5:53 pm
Posts: 2981
Location: Super Sussex by the Sea
KDM wrote:

Try c.net downloads to safely find and download it free.


NO DON'T!!! REALLY REALLY DON'T!!!

Sorry for shouting but c.net is now riddled with malware and suchlike, my boss' laptop was infected with a load after downloading stuff from there, be very careful!_


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:55 pm 
MacRetro rider
MacRetro rider
User avatar

Joined: Fri Mar 09, 2007 2:11 pm
Posts: 8700
Location: DUNDEE
What version of windows do you run? You can roll back to before the last software install on win 7 and I think vista


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:00 pm 
Old School Grand Master
User avatar

Joined: Sun Aug 21, 2011 11:57 pm
Posts: 4074
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
The Ken wrote:
You can roll back to before the last software install on win 7 and I think vista


Yup, Vista has System Restore too.

As for CNET, that has been on my "avoid at all cost" list for years now.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:43 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
User avatar

Joined: Sun May 25, 2008 11:03 am
Posts: 18219
Location: Sunny Glasgow
System resore would probably work but after chatting to mum she doesnt mind the browser change,shes just happy to have a security package on board as it had been worrying her somewhat.
this isnt a problem per say more a moral issue for me

Examples here-
http://forums.avg.com/gb-en/avg-forums? ... &id=158847
And thats their own forum :shock:


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:51 pm 
Retro Guru

Joined: Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:48 pm
Posts: 1323
I've never had problems with cnet so interesting others have. Regarding the o.p's initial question revo unistaller does remove stuff brilliantly and if your worried where you are downloading it from then try downloading the free version direct from the company.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:06 pm 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Mon May 28, 2012 10:59 am
Posts: 383
I used to use AVG years ago and never had a problem. In recent years they've probably had to add the bloatware to turn a profit.

Been using MSE since the Windows 7 Beta (I think it's been that long) Not had a problem. Doesn't hog system resources, runs nice an quietly in the background. If I feel like something isn't right I'll run MalwareBytes.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:40 pm 
South East AEC
South East AEC
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 03, 2007 3:39 pm
Posts: 3882
rosstheboss wrote:
KDM wrote:

Try c.net downloads to safely find and download it free.


NO DON'T!!! REALLY REALLY DON'T!!!

Sorry for shouting but c.net is now riddled with malware and suchlike, my boss' laptop was infected with a load after downloading stuff from there, be very careful!_


Loads of bongo, I guess


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 18 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 13 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

About Us

Follow Retrobike

Other cool stuff

All content © 2005-2015 Retrobike unless otherwise stated.
Cookies Policy.
bikedeals - the best bike deals in one place
FatCOGS - Fat Chance Owner's Group

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group