Windows Security doesn't recognize Avast 4.8

  mctrout 20:15 31 Aug 2008

Hello, The last couple of days I start my pc I get a message saying Windows Security doesn't recognize Avast 4.8 av program. Windows security says that it doesnt't recognize all av programs, so can anyone tell me how I can be sure that avast is working properly.
Thanks Mac

  MAT ALAN 20:18 31 Aug 2008

click here

this may help...

  mctrout 20:59 31 Aug 2008

I tried what you suggested, but the message still appears. In the windows security there is a box saying - I have an av program that I will monitor myself - should I tick that & not worry about the message. It probably seems a stupid question , but I am not all that sure how these programs work.
also I have installed SP3 & IE 7.0 just before this message started appearing, would that have anything to do with it

  MAT ALAN 21:02 31 Aug 2008

Might have, try uninstalling Avast and reinstalling...

  zant 12:47 01 Sep 2008

As long as Avast will update it’s working ok. Tick the box you mentioned. There are plenty of progs that Microsoft doesn’t recognise that work just fine.

  provider 2 12:56 01 Sep 2008
  mctrout 14:52 02 Sep 2008

Thank you for replying, I uninstalled & reinstalled Avast but the message still comes up. But as Avast updates itself daily & it means it is OK, it's easy just to click once to get rid of the message.
Thanks again Mac

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