You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #48: AVG caused my computer to come to a screeching halt [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU
Heddi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-02-09 05:20 PM
Response to Reply #46
48. AVG caused my computer to come to a screeching halt
It was fine when it was first installed, but then it just got....boggy. Going to do a re-start? better pack a fucking lunch.

People told me "Oh, you need to add more memory, it's your computer, not the program"---bullshit. Once I got rid of AVG the computer ran fine, memory was fine. But I'd swear the way some people raved about AVG that the program came to life at night and placed gold coins under people's pillows it was SO FUCKING LAUDED.

Screw that. And screw norton, and symantec. We learned our lesson with McAfee years ago after an upgrade download caused our until-then-running-fine computer to just go...schizophrenic. It was never the same, even after every bit of McAfee evil was removed from the damned computer.

I really like MSE. IT's been over 24 hours and my computer hasn't sounded like a gieger counter at Hiroshima ONCE!!! that has, like, never happened before!!!
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC