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AVG Antivirus Disabling the AVG 7.5 Microsoft Office plugin   (14-Oct-2007)
While the AVG 7.5 MS Office plugin is good for extra antivirus protection through its ability to detect macro-based viruses (there are only a rare few of them), on slow PCs, slow networks, or over VPNs, it can significantly increase the time a document takes to open, to unbearable degrees sometimes (up to 50 seconds).  When that is the case it is preferrable to disable the AVG Microsoft Office integration.  This document explains how to do this.

AVG Antivirus Disabling the AVG 8.5 Microsoft Office plugin  (14-May-2009)
While the AVG 8.5 MS Office plugin is good for extra antivirus protection through its ability to detect macro-based viruses (there are only a rare few of them), on slow PCs, slow networks, or over VPNs, it can significantly increase the time a document takes to open, to unbearable degrees sometimes (up to 50 seconds).  When that is the case it is preferrable to disable the AVG Microsoft Office integration plugin. This document explains how to do this.

AVG Antivirus Recommended configuration for AVG 8.0 and AVG 8.5 AntiVirus  (26-Mar-2009)
In our experience the default configuration of AVG 8.0 and AVG 8.5 often leads to significantly slower PCs, or to prompts which confuse or panic the inexperienced user, sometimes leading to unnecessary end-user anxiety at his/her inability to delete a virus infected file which refuses to be deleted.  This document will help you configure AVG 8.0 or AVG 8.5 in a secure but flexible manner so that AVG works efficiently and effectively in the background,  and as unobtrusively as possible.

Norton AntiVirus Norton AntiVirus does not support the Repair Feature   (16-Nov-2005)
You have been using Norton AntiVirus 2005, or Norton Internet Security 2005, without problems.  Suddenly, one day, you start getting the following error "Norton AntiVirus does not support the Repair feature. Please uninstall and reinstall".  If this is you, then try this solution which is significantly less painful than the one Symantec suggest.

Norton AntiVirus Recommended configuration for Norton AntiVirus 2006   (22-Mar-2007)
In our experience the default configuration of Norton AntiVirus 2006 often leads to significantly slower PCs, or to prompts which confuse or panic the inexperienced user, sometimes leading to unnecessary end-user anxiety at his/her inability to delete a virus infected file which refuses to be deleted.  This document will help you configure Norton AntiVirus 2006 in a secure but flexible manner so that Norton AntiVirus 2006 works efficiently and effectively in the background, and as unobtrusively as possible.

Norton AntiVirus Recommended configuration for Norton AntiVirus 2005   (28-Dec-2005)
In our experience the default configuration of Norton AntiVirus 2005 often leads to significantly slower PCs, or to prompts which confuse or panic the inexperienced user, sometimes leading to unnecessary end-user anxiety at his/her inability to delete a virus infected file which refuses to be deleted.  This document will help you configure Norton AntiVirus 2005 in a secure but flexible manner so that Norton AntiVirus 2005 works efficiently and effectively in the background, and as unobtrusively as possible.

Norton AntiVirus Recommended configuration for Norton AntiVirus 2003   (22-Dec-2005)
In our experience the default configuration of Norton AntiVirus 2003 often leads to significantly slower PCs, or to prompts which confuse or panic the inexperienced user, sometimes leading to unnecessary end-user anxiety at his/her inability to delete a virus infected file which refuses to be deleted.  This document will help you configure Norton AntiVirus 2003 in a secure but flexible manner so that Norton AntiVirus 2003 works efficiently and effectively in the background, and as unobtrusively as possible.
 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 
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