Re: AVG, a lovable system resources hog (was:Can Jaws slow down your computer?)

Why don't you schedule AVG so it runs at a time that you aren'ta on the computer. I've used this same program for many years and haven't had any problems. I have the scan to run about 2 o'clock in the morning when I'm not on my computer.Your Friend
Dave


----- Original Message ----- From: "Yardbird" <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 4:11 PM
Subject: AVG, a lovable system resources hog (was:Can Jaws slow down your computer?)



Cy,
I'm a longtime user of AVG Free Edition, and I certainly haven't had any
virus hassles all this time, and I'm not about to try another such program.
But I have to say that while it's running its morning scan of my hard drive,
which takes it more than 25 minutes, it slows down things just terribly.
I'm partially sighted, so I can see that things on the screen are responding
more or less normally to commands I may key in, and I suspect that if I'm
typing an email or something that my typing is also appearing on the screen
as it should. But Jaws is really crippled by having to operate at this
time. I press a key, and it may be 20 seconds before Jaws speaks what I've
just done, whether it's a letter I've typed or a control key I've pressed to
execute something.


as soon as AVG finishes its scan, it puts up a closing dialogue that reports
the scan's activities and results, and allows me to close the dialogue if I
don't want to wait 30 seconds for it to close itself. I generally close it
so I can go on using the computer immediately without that dialogue getting
in Jaws's way or my accidentally hitting a key that activates some control
in the dialogue and screws things up.


Anyway, I've learned to just go make another cup of coffee and listen to
some radio news during this time, and I can live with that. But just to
chime in. and of course, this isn't about Jaws itself slowing down things,
so I'll change the subject line.
dialoguew dialgoue ialgoue ,=eduituib
----- Original Message ----- From: "Cy Selfridge" <cselfridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 1:51 PM
Subject: RE: ***DHSPAM*** Re: Can Jaws slow down your computer?



Use AVG. Cy, the Ancient Okie...

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From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Jeanette
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 3:22 PM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: ***DHSPAM*** Re: Can Jaws slow down your computer?


How can I test if it is Norton without getting a virus in the process of no
antivirus software?
Jeanette


----- Original Message ----- From: James Homuth <mailto:james@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 4:18 PM
Subject: Re: ***DHSPAM*** Re: Can Jaws slow down your computer?


Well, my immediate reaction is to suggest that you replace Norton
with something good that'll actually get the job done and not cost
you so much in the performance department, but I understand that
might not be a viable option for you. At which point, I'm afraid,
you're out of luck.

James,
List Admin
At 03:59 PM 9/27/2006, you wrote:
If it is Worton then how can I fix this?
Jeanette
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From: <mailto:dennisc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
<mailto:dennisc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>dennis> >dennis
To: <mailto:jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 3:56 PM
Subject: Re: Can Jaws slow down your computer?

i bet its the norton thats doing it.
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From: <mailto:jtorres6@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
<mailto:jtorres6@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>Jeanette> >Jeanette
To: <mailto:jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 2:22 PM
Subject: Re: Can Jaws slow down your computer?

xp media addition and I have Norton security. I all ready
defragmented, checked for errors, and did a dis cleanup. Both
computers have been slow since I first got them but now there even slower.
Jeanette
----- Original Message -----
From: <mailto:dkeen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dkeen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>Shawn> >Shawn
Keen
To: <mailto:jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 3:15 PM
Subject: Re: Can Jaws slow down your computer?

hmmm, what version of windows are you running? 98? XP?
XP cleans up after itself pretty well I've had it on this work
computer for over 2 years and everything still runs fairly
well.  I've had xp on my home computer for  4 years and it is
starting to slow down quite a bit. 3 or 4 minutes at bootup.

98SE didn't clean house very well and can drasticly slow down after
a year or 2

other things you might think about, is getting a cleaner for ad
aware, spy ware, etc.  Defragging all that fun stuff.


----- Original Message ----- From: <mailto:jtorres6@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
<mailto:jtorres6@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>Jeanette> >Jeanette
To: <mailto:jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 2:09 PM
Subject: Re: Can Jaws slow down your computer?

What else could cause computers to be slow? I have alot of memory
and ram so It should not be slow but it is.
Jeanette
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From: <mailto:james@xxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:james@xxxxxxxxxxx>James> >James
Homuth
To: <mailto:jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 3:07 PM
Subject: Re: Can Jaws slow down your computer?

Well, it's no secret JFW can at times be resource intensive. But,
somehow, I doubt the performance hit you take running it will be very
much different from if you didn't have it running. Particularly on
today's computers. I've run several processes I know full well are
more resource intensive than JFW, and this computer's nothing
special, but it was still fairly fast all things considered.

James,
List Admin
At 02:45 PM 9/27/2006, you wrote:
>
>Yeah, it can! that's why when I bought this new laptop I went for
>over kill.  if jaws slows it down I won't notice it, this laptop is
>hard core enough to run a neuclear power plant. hehehehe
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
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<mailto:jtorres6@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>Jeanette>mailto:jtorres6@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>Je
anette> >Jeanette>mailto:jtorres6@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>Jeanette
>To:
<<mailto:jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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>Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 1:24 PM
>Subject: Can Jaws slow down your computer?
>
>I've been using Jaws for 8 years now and I've had 2 computers both
>of them have always been slow. Can Jaws bee the reason?
>Jeanette
>
>
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