Norton vis AVG

  eego 16:10 26 Jul 2005

I Have just removed Norton AV and installed AVG.

In the active task bar Norton used to display enabled.

AVG simply displays a graphic that when you click on activates AVG Control Centre.

Can I safely assume that the graphic indicates that AVG is Active or am I missing something.

  feb 16:35 26 Jul 2005

Hi eego

If its in the system tray, then its running.

I did the same as you a few of weeks ago, how do you find it?

  Completealias 17:16 26 Jul 2005

Another freebie that you may be interested in is avast click here. It is my personal choice and it has a few more features than AVG, you get instant message protection, a web shield which scans web pages for malicious bits and a peer to peer shield if your into that, also auto updates and has a boot scan option if required.

  Belatucadrus 17:45 26 Jul 2005

With AVG, if the graphic is in colour, all is OK, if anything goes out of whack, the graphic goes grey and popups appear.
That said I also prefer avast!, but they both do the job.

  eego 12:08 27 Jul 2005

Thanks everyone, after NI its a little uncertain not be informed that that AV is enabled, but I will live with that. I shall also take your advice and have a look at avast.

feb - I have only had it installed for a couple of days so I'm not yet in a position to offer any opinion.

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