avg 8 & adaware

  Creditman 13:18 26 May 2008
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I note that AVG 8 free includes anti-spyware. I also have adaware - but do I need both ? Thanks

  birdface 13:24 26 May 2008

Won't go wrong.Just keep it and run it occasionally.

  palinka 14:02 26 May 2008

you can use any number of anti-spyware type programs; the new bit of AVG is one such. They all tend to find different spyware, so as buteman says , run it occasionally and run adaware in the same way.

  Creditman 16:22 27 May 2008

Thanks for the advice guys

  Batch 17:43 27 May 2008

I found that AVG8 logs v. high CPU usage (from Resident Shield) when Adaware is scanning. Whilst some might argue that AVG is scanning the files as Adaware accesses them, AVG7.5 didn't "suffer" from this issue.

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