Hi, im trying to help my friend who's laptop was running very very slow! II have used revo uninstaller to get rid of his Mccaffrey anti-virus that was 5 months old and run the following: Malwarebytes, Installed Avg and run a scan, Instaled SuperAntivirus and run a scan, Installed AdAware and run a scan
So it now has Avg, SuperAntivirus and Adaware running in the background but my worry is that this is a bit much/processor-hungry for the laptop which is has the following specs: E-System laptop, 40gb H.Drive, Xp, Sp2 and it only had 256mb of Ram but i have added another 256mb of Ram (which has helped a hell of a lot) The Hard drive has 21gb free of the 40gb h.d.
So i guess my question is there too many antivirus progs running in the background for such a small spec laptop?(and would anyone recommend any other actions i could take?) ps- i was getting the message 'virtual memory too low' but since adding the ram it has disappeared....has this solved the problem?
As always, thank you so very much for the kind advice that everyone has given me on this wonderful site up till now!
That is about right any less and he would not be very well protected I would also add Spywareblaster as well and that should be sufficient. As you have malwarebytes and Superantispyware you could remove Adaware it should not be needed.Put Spywareblaster in in its place.
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