AVG and Mcafee

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Is there normally a problem running two virus scanners on the one PC?
Am using Mcafee v10 virus scan and Mcafee firewall.
Just recently installed AVG Free Edition 7.1.394 , trying it out.
What appears to happen is that when I do a full scan using AVG,
McAfee virus scan is disabled. Not in itself a great problem if
AVG is doing its job.

Any thoughts appreciated ...Ian

Re: AVG and Mcafee

Generally: any virus scanner might disagree with a competing scanner. Both
poke deeply into the system. One pokes, the other one yells bloody murder
and tries to kill the alleged virus.

There can be only one...


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McAfee's detection rate is miles ahead of the dismal AVG. There really
is no point in running two scanners.

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McAfee's fuckup rate is a lot higher, too!

Noel Paton (MS-MVP 2002-2006, Windows)

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Yes, but the software interface is as cumbersome, slow, buggy, and as
unreliable as Nortons. No point having a fantastic set of definitions, when
the programme itself causes more trouble then its worth.


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