Forum discussion tagged with avg.
  1. G

    Solved! Phone keeps opening tab/displaying ads on its own

    Been dealing with this for a few weeks now, but my phone will randomly open Chrome (and, if I'm already in Chrome, a new tab) to some website about downloading a crypto browser app. Then two days ago, I also started getting some drop down ad on my screen itself of some not-Facebook ad (It's...

    sppextcomobjhook.dll trying to create file to keep it from loading but dont have permission

    so, i use bitdefender and for ever now its been saying that sppextcomobjhook.dll is blocked on startup.. and I hit the option to DELETE.. i have read in multiple forums that a way to perma block this is by creating a text file in the c:/windows/temp folder (thats where its at each time i...
  3. PrivilegeYT

    Which Anti-Virus Software should I use

    Ok, so going into 2018 what anti-virus software should I be using. I am use to using AVG but I want to make sure I have the most up-to-date protection possible. What should I be using guys ?
  4. noyaus

    Chrome Freezing on Windows 7 making everything freeze/lag or slow down

    Hi Guys When I open chrome now it has a moment were it now freezes out of nowhere. Like when I type it freezes. It works well on IE11. I am not sure what is going on. It happened to Task Manager as well. i just uninstalled AVG and replaced with Trend as my Antivirus expired. Now it is being a...
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    AVG 0cx0000005 error help again please!

    So I did another post on an issue I was having with AVG and someone recommended changing to Avast but I was thinking I would like to stay with AVG if possible, I am familiar with it and I do like it. But for some reason on my pc and I've seen it happen to many others, it just KEEPS finding new...
  6. T

    Help with AVG please!

    So I have just about had it with AVG... I keep getting the error code, 0x0000005 or whatever on programs, it happens when AVG decides to block something. It did it to WoW and I had to add it to the exceptions list, then smite, same thing... Now it's doing it to the steamerrorreporter and I'm FED...
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    Full Norton, full mcafee, or free version of AVG

    Hello, I just bought an ssd and a new hdd, so I'm going to do a clean install. For the past year I've used the free version of avg as my sole antivirus. Interestingly, I was sent 1 year of mcafee for free with my ssd, and I learned that I get unlimited Norton with Comcast. I've read countless...
  8. Commander Matt

    Do I really need AVG?

    Recently AVG has been extremely annoying. Games that it didn't used to flag are being flagged; older games (Star Wars: Starfighter) are crashing because of AVG (Game starts, loads some, AVG brings it down claiming it's a virus, same old same old). Perhaps a recent battle with AVG (my father's...
  9. N

    This virus wont go away!!!

    Avg keeps keeps constantly coming up, "threat has been sucessfully removed..." 5 minutes later "AVG Detection" Same thing again, ran Hitman pro, malware-bytes and avg, deleted the viruses that i had, done. But this still pops up :(:(:(:(? http://imgur.com/pxJnaEG
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    PC Optimizers - Avira vs AVG vs CCleaner

    I wanted to buy one paid version of any PC Optimizer utility. Question in my mind was: which one? To ascertain major brands' efficacy, I ran three tests in identical environment, one by one, without making any changes from start to the end of these three tests, in my Windows 8.1 x64 PC. Here...
  11. 5hadowking115

    Help identifying/removing particular adware on Chrome. (Banners, pop ups, Ali Express, War Thunder, Russian Websites)

    So, for the past month, there's been this virus that I'm not even sure how I got (I visit a few shady sites, so that's probably it, though I don't know specifics) it. I've compiled a few research pieces to analyze, but I don't even know where to begin. Here's a link with several files that I...
  12. Man1ac123

    I need help with system files?

    Hello guys. Lately my laptop (PC Notebook HP ENVY dv6-7280sp ) takes a lot of time when booting but yesterday something happened. On the task bar on the right side(dont know the name) there are less programs then before. On startup some programs dont start like avg for example. My sound icon...

    AVG TuneUp 2015

    Hi guys, i have downloaded AVG TuneUp trial and i am experiencing Windows 7 Aero problems, i cannot go into invisibility with areo nor change the colors like i want to match my wallpaper, i don't even remember which settings i used for this to happen i know this is some sort of speedup tweak...
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    My laptop is suddenly slow with everything now

    A few days ago, my browser started running very slowly, so i assumed it was a virus, which it was when I installed AVG, which then removed all malware. My laptop was fine until a couple of days ago when not only the browser but the entire OS slowed down (takes 3 seconds to open the right click...
  15. Can You Help Me Please

    Why Do I Keep Getting This Error Every Time I Boot or Reboot My Computer

    I delete this each and every time my computer comes on and it has not gone away. I have even tried searching the directory and CCleaner.
  16. N

    HTMLayout.dll missing - AVG won't install

    Hello! I wanted to install AVG Free antivirus. Mid-installation, it asked me to reboot. After rebooting, though, it couln't continue installing because HTMLayout.dll was missing. I've two options - fix my missing *.dll file or stop AVG from trying to install every time I reboot my PC. In the...
  17. Silibant

    AVG System Scan VS sfc /SCANNOW?

    AVG FREE System Scan tells me I have bucketfuls of registry errors, but the built in sfc /SCANNOW reports none. This is on a relatively new copy of Windows 8.1, and I have never mucked about with RegEdit or anything that could create said errors. Is this AVG trying to get me to buy their product...
  18. T

    How do I get rid of AVG (via Miro download)?

    Sequence of events: 1) Downloaded Miro 6.0 for Windows (OS = 7 Home Edition) via green button on official site. 2) Used Custom Install to avoid AVG (toolbar, etc.). 3) Upon completion of Install, Miro requested to be allowed through Windows Firewall. I granted access. Surprise at what appeared...
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    How do I get rid of AVG (via Miro download)?

    Sequence of events: 1) Downloaded Miro 6.0 for Windows (OS = 7 Home Edition) via green button on official site. 2) Used Custom Install to avoid AVG (toolbar, etc.). 3) Upon completion of Install, Miro requested to be allowed through Windows Firewall. I granted access. Surprise at what appeared...
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    2013 Antivirus Questions!

    Hello everyone, I recently just built my very first computer that is mostly for gaming. Right now, I am doing all the installations and I need help figuring out what antivirus I should buy. On my older computer I was using McAfee and I started to hate it, McAfee is way to "in your face" and it...