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System Crash After The Recent Avg 2011 Update


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http://www.avg.com/us-en/faq.num-4079#num-4079

 

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If you are unable to boot to your operating system after the recent AVG 2011 update 3292, it is necessary to perform the following steps to solve the situation:

 

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http://forums.avg.com/ww-en/avg-free-forum?sec=thread&act=show&id=132999

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:mrsgreen: Good grief what a mess!

Thanks for the helpful info, Miss Juliet. :sparkle:

 

You know, AVG used to be quite light on a computer's resources, but I found this latest 2011 version to be quite taxing. Perhaps it's just buggy, but I've moved away from it personnally.

 

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affects W7 64 pc's

Users running 64-bit editions of Windows 7 and AVG 2011 are reporting a STOP error after a mandatory antivirus update this morning, which is keeping some from booting their machines into Windows at all.

http://www.engadget.com/2010/12/02/psa-botched-avg-2011-update-might-be-why-your-pc-wont-start-to/

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You know, AVG used to be quite light on a computer's resources, but I found this latest 2011 version to be quite taxing. Perhaps it's just buggy, but I've moved away from it personnally.

Kinda sad, but true.

Can't quite put my finger on it but .....viral writers make it hard for the antivirus venders to keep up and try to cover all avenues.

 

 

Wait till ya'll start hearing about one of the latest ones to hit....MBR Ransomware.

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Kinda sad, but true.

Can't quite put my finger on it but .....viral writers make it hard for the antivirus venders to keep up and try to cover all avenues.

 

 

Wait till ya'll start hearing about one of the latest ones to hit....MBR Ransomware.

 

MBR Ransomeware

 

That's pretty sinister. :grr:

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