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Old 04-23-2008, 11:30 PM   #1
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Hey guys,

just wanted to let you know that, i have updated to AVG 8.0 from 7.5 and IT IS ABSOLUTE CPU KILLER! My CPU is on a 100 usage all the time and it has been doing this since i have installed 8.0. I am now reverting to 7.5

Does anyone else have this same problem?
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Old 04-23-2008, 11:49 PM   #2
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Free version? Is it a beta?

EDIT:

mmmmmmm, seems AVG 8.0 isn't being offered as a free version, just the trial which expires after 30 days as far as I can see.

I wonder how long they'll continue to support 7.5?
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Old 04-24-2008, 12:14 AM   #3
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Yeh its not the free version, i had the 7.5pro edition, and just finished installing it. Back to good speed, 8.0 is horrible, they have all these new utilities which take up massive ram, not a good version. Very disappointed.

Which antivirus do u use?
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I've been using Avast without problems.
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Which antivirus do u use?
AVG Free 7.5

I've used the free version for ages, guess I'll be in the market for a new product if 8.0 isn't going to have a free version. Mind you, I haven't scanned my pc for a virus in months, I mainly only use the real time mode as I haven't had a virus in years.
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Old 04-24-2008, 08:19 AM   #6
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kaspersky is yet the leader
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AVG has always been crap.
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Yes, it is awesome. I, though, use AVG 7.5 Free. I use it for real-time also.
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Old 04-24-2008, 05:48 PM   #9
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so is there going to be any more free releases of avg?

And yes kaspersky is better but I don't want to have to pay yearly subscriptions of like 50 bucks

Edit: just installed 8.0 free, havn't noticed anything bad about it yet
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Old 04-24-2008, 10:37 PM   #10
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Avast pro is a great anti virus scanner and is pretty low on CPU usage. Was using Nortons at first then AVG pro. Nortons was the biggest mistake but i didn't mind AVG pro, but nothing beats avast.
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