As someone else said, its ALWAYS running something in the background and sometimes I have to just pull the plug and start over - so frustrating.
Now its telling me I have to update to 2013 and Im totally scared to or the computer might quit entirely.
I had figured out that Zonealarm was the culprit but couldnt see any instances in the program control section of AVG installer being blocked.
This problem occurred nearly 2 weeks ago for me, which does seem to rather coincide with Zonealarms launch of their Free Antivirus and Firewall - coincidence I think not.
AVG Remover -Official tool- removes the following AVG products 1.
Visit Utilities page, which lists AVG Remover from 2012 to current version along with other tools 2. Close all other applications if any open and run the tool on your computer and follow instructions on the screen. AVG Remover uninstalls the product, after that, it removes AVG user settings, virus vault contents, and other files related to AVG installation. You need to restart your computer once it prompts for the removal to complete.
During installation I made sure to NOT install the anti-virus (since I was using MSE). I will post an update here if the problem ever returns. I will post an update here if the problem ever returns. After the last failure (about a week ago), I had enough and uninstalled AVG. Wally H I got this message of General Error on my AVG Anti Virus 2011 as well.
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