Avira Free vs. AVG free

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I have been using Avira Free but am not very satisfied with the UI. So,
I just downloaded AVG Free in order to try it out.  Both come very
highly rated.  My question is:  Since you're not supposed to run two
antri-virus programs at the same time, what do I have to do (besides
uninstall Avira) in order to try AVG?  I wonder if I just shut Avira
down, are there still Services that continue to run?  The best of both
worlds is if I could switch back and forth easily.  Any constructive
comments are welcome.

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On Wed, 18 Nov 2009 15:29:14 -0500, rmo555@cox.net wrote:

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I use Avira as a "second-opinion" on-demand scanner.
I installed Avira completely.
Thereafter in services I changed "Avira Antivir Guard" from "automatic"
in "manual".

Now Avira is there, to scan when I want,
but does not interfere with my real-time scanner.
 ;-)

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Fred W. (NL)

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Thank you....

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FredW wrote:

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Specific question, but answers can be generalized.

So there is no risk that still having Services Started/loaded at
System-level, e.g. [AVGIO.sys],[AVIPBB.sys] and [SSMDrv.sys], are
hooking functions that might interfere with other AV-softwares
desire to do the same?

Is it not necessary to look at (disable) the Services loading,
that are manageable from under 'Non-Plug and Play Drivers'?


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Get INNOBATE AntiVirus Home, its realtime scan engine can work along
side another Virus scanner.
Can get a download from http://www.soft-go.com/view/INNOBATE-AntiVirus-Home =
_67952.html


On Nov 19, 9:29=A0am, rmo...@cox.net wrote:
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| Get INNOBATE AntiVirus Home, its realtime scan engine can work along
| side another Virus scanner.

Why in the world would anyone want that POS when then they can have a quality AV
product
like Avira AntiVir ?


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Dave
http://www.claymania.com/removal-trojan-adware.html
Multi-AV - http://www.pctipp.ch/downloads/dl/35905.asp



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Get INNOBATE AntiVirus Home, its realtime scan engine can work along
side another Virus scanner.

Could you point me to somewhere where they actually make that claim?

I checked the website, and they not only say realtime but "on-access" -
I'm pretty sure this means conflict with any other "on-access" unless
one is on open and the other is on close.

Can you explain this here, or are you just a marketing tool?



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