Avast and AVG

  iqs 18:53 04 Apr 2006
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Hi,Is it possible to run two anti virus programs side by side?.
Presently I have AVG free installed,and would like to use the free version of Avast as well.Just to be on the safe side.Cheers,Mike

  Diodorus Siculus 18:55 04 Apr 2006

You really are best not running two together and there is no advantage to it. Both AVG and Avast are quality programs and if you hare happy with one, you should stick with it.

I've used Avast for some years now and have been impressed by its ease of use.

  rdave13 18:55 04 Apr 2006

No as they'd cause a conflict.

  Jackcoms 18:56 04 Apr 2006

NEVER run 2 AV programs together.

They will clash and/or cancel each other out.

  hzhzhz 19:03 04 Apr 2006

I just use avg myself and have no problems. I did at one stage have avg and antivir which didn't cause any bother when they were run one at a time but now its just avg. It seems to give all the protection I need.

  iqs 12:18 05 Apr 2006

Many thanks for your help.I will stick with AVG for now.Once again cheers,mike : )

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