Slow start up due to AVG 8.0

Posted: 12-01-2008, 08:14 AM
I recently installed the paid version of AVG 8.0 Although the program works
well, I have noticed that my start up time has increased from 1 minute to 4
minutes.
Does anybody have a similar experience or a solution?

Slow start up due to AVG 8.0


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NormCameron
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Re: Slow start up due to AVG 8.0
Posted: 12-01-2008, 08:52 AM

Did you replace another Anti-virus with AVG. Could be that the old A
wasn't uninstalled correctly, particularly if it was Norton

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Harry
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Re: Slow start up due to AVG 8.0
Posted: 12-01-2008, 09:05 AM
No previous AV program was on my computer
Harry
"NormCameron" <guest@unknown-email.com> wrote in message
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> Did you replace another Anti-virus with AVG. Could be that the old AV
> wasn't uninstalled correctly, particularly if it was Norton.
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The Max
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Re: Slow start up due to AVG 8.0
Posted: 12-01-2008, 09:25 AM
On Mon, 1 Dec 2008 09:14:35 +0100, "Harry" <harry@hotmail.com> wrote:
>I recently installed the paid version of AVG 8.0 Although the program works
>well, I have noticed that my start up time has increased from 1 minute to 4
>minutes.
>Does anybody have a similar experience or a solution?
You need to look closely at your settings/preferences.

Sounds as if you have it scanning something on startup.

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Harry
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Re: Slow start up due to AVG 8.0
Posted: 12-01-2008, 09:33 AM
I have disabled the automatic scanning at a preset hour
Harry
"The Max" <max.imus@geemail.com> wrote in message
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> On Mon, 1 Dec 2008 09:14:35 +0100, "Harry" <harry@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>>I recently installed the paid version of AVG 8.0 Although the program
>>works
>>well, I have noticed that my start up time has increased from 1 minute to
>>4
>>minutes.
>>Does anybody have a similar experience or a solution?
>
> You need to look closely at your settings/preferences.
>
> Sounds as if you have it scanning something on startup.
>
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> Max
Gordon
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Re: Slow start up due to AVG 8.0
Posted: 12-01-2008, 09:37 AM


"Harry" <harry@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> I have disabled the automatic scanning at a preset hour
That won't affect startup. Did you set a boot scan at startup?

NormCameron
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Re: Slow start up due to AVG 8.0
Posted: 12-01-2008, 09:38 AM

The Max;899257 Wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Dec 2008 09:14:35 +0100, "Harry" <harry@xxxxxx> wrote
> > > >
> > >I recently installed the paid version of AVG 8.0 Although the progra
> > work
> > >well, I have noticed that my start up time has increased from 1 minut
> > to
> > >minutes
> > >Does anybody have a similar experience or a solution? > > You need to look closely at your settings/preferences
>
> Sounds as if you have it scanning something on startup
>
> -
> Ma
That's what I am thinking too. Check your AV settings. I us
Win-Patrol to give me a delayed start for my Antivirus. This allows m
to boot and get on with stuff while the AV loads and scans

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Re: Slow start up due to AVG 8.0
Posted: 12-01-2008, 09:47 AM
On Mon, 1 Dec 2008 10:33:35 +0100, "Harry" <harry@hotmail.com> wrote:
>I have disabled the automatic scanning at a preset hour
>Harry
Umm... startup settings/preferences.

STARTUP
>"The Max" <max.imus@geemail.com> wrote in message
>news:7bb7j4p9pnhc8nvs1v32cvekort8ce3a6b@4ax.com.. .
>> On Mon, 1 Dec 2008 09:14:35 +0100, "Harry" <harry@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>I recently installed the paid version of AVG 8.0 Although the program
>>>works
>>>well, I have noticed that my start up time has increased from 1 minute to
>>>4
>>>minutes.
>>>Does anybody have a similar experience or a solution?
>>
>> You need to look closely at your settings/preferences.
>>
>> Sounds as if you have it scanning something on startup.
>>
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>> Max
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Kayman
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Re: Slow start up due to AVG 8.0
Posted: 12-01-2008, 12:16 PM
On Mon, 1 Dec 2008 09:14:35 +0100, Harry wrote:
> I recently installed the paid version of AVG 8.0 Although the program works
> well, I have noticed that my start up time has increased from 1 minute to 4
> minutes.
> Does anybody have a similar experience or a solution?
AVG has become 'bloatware'.
AVG Remover
http://www.avg.com/download-tools
--or--
How to remove AVG Free Antivirus
http://askabouttech.com/how-to-remov...ree-antivirus/
--or--
Revo Uninstaller
http://www.revouninstaller.com/

Good alternatives:
Avira AntiVir® Personal - FREE Antivirus
http://www.free-av.com/
(The free version won't scan your emails.)

Why You Don't Need Your Anti-Virus Program to Scan Your E-Mail
http://thundercloud.net/infoave/tuto...ning/index.htm
Ensure your e-mail program is configured to display e-mail messages in
'Plain Text' only.
You may wish to consider removing the 'AntiVir Nagscreen'
http://www.elitekiller.com/files/dis...ntivir_nag.htm
--and--
Windows Defender - Free (build-in in Vista)
--and--
SuperAntispyware - Free
http://www.superantispyware.com/supe...freevspro.html
--and--
Malwarebytes© Corporation - Anti-Malware
http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam/program/mbam-setup.exe

Routinely practice Safe-Hex.
http://www.claymania.com/safe-hex.html
Hundreds Click on 'Click Here to Get Infected' Ad
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2132447,00.asp

Good luck
NormCameron
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Re: Slow start up due to AVG 8.0
Posted: 12-01-2008, 12:39 PM

Kayman;899329 Wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Dec 2008 09:14:35 +0100, Harry wrote
> > > >
> > > I recently installed the paid version of AVG 8.0 Although the progra
> > work
> > > well, I have noticed that my start up time has increased from
> > minute to
> > > minutes
> > > Does anybody have a similar experience or a solution? > > AVG has become 'bloatware'
> AVG Remove
> 'AVG Antivirus and Security Software - Tools download
> (http://www.avg.com/download-tools
> --or-
> How to remove AVG Free Antiviru
> 'How to remove AVG Free Antivirus at Ask About Tech
> (http://askabouttech.com/how-to-remov...ree-antivirus/
> --or-
> Revo Uninstalle
> 'Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Uninstall, Remove Programs, Solv
> uninstall problems' (http://www.revouninstaller.com/
>
> Good alternatives
> Avira AntiVir® Personal - FREE Antiviru
> 'Free antivirus - Avira AntiVir' (http://www.free-av.com/
> (The free version won't scan your emails.
>
> Why You Don't Need Your Anti-Virus Program to Scan Your E-Mai
> 'Why you don't need your anti-virus to scan your email - A Cloudeigh
> Information Avenune Tutorial
> (http://thundercloud.net/infoave/tuto...ning/index.htm
> Ensure your e-mail program is configured to display e-mail message
> i
> 'Plain Text' only
> You may wish to consider removing the 'AntiVir Nagscreen
> 'Disable the Avira Antivir PE Classic avnotify nag screen
> (http://www.elitekiller.com/files/dis...ntivir_nag.htm
> --and-
> Windows Defender - Free (build-in in Vista
> --and-
> SuperAntispyware - Fre
> 'SUPERAntiSpyware.com - AntiAdware. AntiSpyware. AntiMalware.
> (http://www.superantispyware.com/supe...freevspro.html
> --and-
> Malwarebytes© Corporation - Anti-Malwar
> http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam/program/mbam-setup.ex
>
> Routinely practice Safe-Hex
> 'Safe Hex - safe computing tips to defend against viruses, worms
> trojans, and other malware.' (http://www.claymania.com/safe-hex.html
> Hundreds Click on 'Click Here to Get Infected' A
> 'Hundreds Click on Click Here to Get Infected Ad
> (http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2132447,00.asp
>
> Good luck :
All good stuff. I note however he has installed the Pro version an
has therefore probably paid for it. AVG is not so bad that you'd thro
good dollars away to replace it. Take the earlier advice, check wha
is being scanned at startup and install free Win-Patrol to delay the AV
start-up

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