avg link scanner

  karmgord 20:06 28 May 2009
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two questions
1. does it significantly slow browsing down?
2. I've heard it can conflict with zone alarm pro
advice please.

  MAT ALAN 20:11 28 May 2009

Link scanner has always been active on my PC and makes no difference to performance at all..

XP Home SP3 Firefox...

also use Zonealarm...

  birdface 21:31 28 May 2009

If it is the new Link scanner that comes separate there have been a lot of problems reported with it.Maybe better giving it a miss.

  MAT ALAN 21:51 28 May 2009

It belongs to AVG but why download it as a standalone prog when it is already a part of 8.5 A/V..

  rdave13 01:59 29 May 2009

If you don't use AVG and want to run the standalone version then try it out. For me it played havoc with my browsers so ditched it. Pity as the old version worked well.

  Batch 09:44 29 May 2009

I found that it took a noticeable amount of time to update the info (in Google search results), whereas SiteAdvisor is almost instantaneous. I realise that Link Scanner is more "sophisticated" though.

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