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March 31, 2009 16:46 AVG AntiSpyware with SuperAntiSpyware #31
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jagger

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Hi,

I have been using SuperAntiSpyware for a long time now. It gives my "drive by" protection, real time scanning, anti-rootkit stuff and all sorts of other features. Does AVG provide similar features? Are the two products likely to conflict? If so, how do I disable or remove the AVG AntiSpyware element?
March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: AVG AntiSpyware with SuperAntiSpyware #33
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kateline

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I can't comment on if the active protection they each has conflicts or not... it is possible but its too early to say for certain.

Read the AVG 8 Free manual for information on how to use it.
March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: AVG AntiSpyware with SuperAntiSpyware #35
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This webpage http://free.avg.com/ww.download-avg-anti-virus-free-edition shows a basic comparison between AVG 8.0 Free & the Pro (paid for) versions. SuperAntiSpyware conflict?.... Nothing shown in FAQ1328 http://free.avg.com/ww.faq.num-1328 .... If so, how do I disable or remove the AVG AntiSpyware element?..??.


March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: AVG AntiSpyware with SuperAntiSpyware #37
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I've read the manual but there does not seem to be any enable/disable option and there is no selective uninstall option.

I am also unsure where to find the features provided by the AntiSpyware part of AVG.
March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: AVG AntiSpyware with SuperAntiSpyware #39
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If you carry out a forum search on SuperAntiSpyware you will find 2/3 other users mention they are using this util..
March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: AVG AntiSpyware with SuperAntiSpyware #41
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> If you carry out a forum search on
> SuperAntiSpyware you will find 2/3 other users
> mention they are using this util..

Yes, but most of them are using it in free mode where there is no real-time protection, or the posts refer to AVG 7.5.x and not AVG 8 which has the AntiSpyware

March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: AVG AntiSpyware with SuperAntiSpyware #43
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As I already stated... what does or doesn't conflict will take time to find out. The FAQ already listed some known conflicts but it is still very early and it take time to test those types of issues to be able to see one way or the other.
March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: AVG AntiSpyware with SuperAntiSpyware #45
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FWIW, I've now checked on the SuperAntiSpyware forums and FAQ's. They think both can coexist happily and they suggest running both for the extra protection it will give.

Thanks for the replies.