Re: AVG 8 slowing my computer down

hi,
no over heating for quad core processors, so no problem.

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Allan Wong



From: Chris Hallsworth
Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 01:23
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: AVG 8 slowing my computer down


Hi, but doesn't leaving the PC on increase the risk of overheating and thus
a possible fire?

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, May 12, 2008 4:24 PM
Subject: RE: AVG 8 slowing my computer down


> You can always leave the pc on over-night and schedule the automatic scan
> for some time when you're not using it.  This also allows the pc to get
> automatic updates then without disturbing you.
>
> Chip
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Chris Hallsworth
>> Sent: Monday, May 12, 2008 10:29 AM
>> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Re: AVG 8 slowing my computer down
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>> Hi, this is one of the problems with AVG; it slows down the
>> machine during a
>> scan, even if it's been invoked manually. If you scan with
>> Avast you'll
>> hardly notice a drop in performance. Just my £0.02 worth.
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>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Renette Bloem" <renette@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: "jaws mailing list" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Monday, May 12, 2008 2:52 PM
>> Subject: AVG 8 slowing my computer down
>>
>>
>> > Hi All
>> >
>> > I installed AVG 8 free yesterday.
>> >
>> > This morning was the first time that AVG 8 scanned my
>> computer at the time
>> > I
>> > selected.
>> >
>> > For most of the morning my computer was slowed down and I
>> could hear my
>> > hard
>> > drive of my laptop working - even when I was not doing
>> anything at the
>> > computer.
>> >
>> > Not sure - could this be related to AVG.?  How long does
>> the scan take?
>> >
>> > With AVG 7.5 there was the daily automatic scan; my work was briefly
>> > interrupted, but then I could carry on as before.
>> >
>> > Renette
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