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Old 06-07-2011, 01:03 PM
 
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Old 06-07-2011, 01:27 PM
 
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The problem is, lots of times even when you remove programs Via Control Panel......you will still have parts of the program left in the System Registry. Over time junk in the Registry will really slow down your computer, and it is a real pain in the a** to go through and TRY to delete all of this CRAP.
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Old 09-20-2012, 09:38 PM
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Just downloaded it.....my antivirus software shows that it came with a virus. And yes, I DL'ed it from an official site and also ran AV before installing.
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Old 09-20-2012, 10:01 PM
 
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Just downloaded it.....my antivirus software shows that it came with a virus. And yes, I DL'ed it from an official site and also ran AV before installing.
Either your antivirus is wrong or you already had something on your computer.
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Old 09-20-2012, 10:08 PM
 
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Just downloaded it.....my antivirus software shows that it came with a virus. And yes, I DL'ed it from an official site and also ran AV before installing.
False positives happen. I downloaded it earlier this week, no problems.
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Old 09-20-2012, 10:51 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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I bought a HP Pavillion desktop PC a few months ago. It came with a fair amount of bloatware, but it wasn't much of a chore to remove. I ran PC Decrapifier to identify the junk, then used Revo Uninstaller because it does a thorough job of uninstalling programs. The whole process took about an hour.
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Old 09-21-2012, 12:07 AM
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Either your antivirus is wrong or you already had something on your computer.
Well, I also just installed Avast, so it might be a false positive. I have quite a few other AVs on my computer, include Microsoft Security Essentials running in real time......none have picked up what Avast flags as a virus......hum????
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Old 09-21-2012, 12:08 AM
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False positives happen. I downloaded it earlier this week, no problems.


Do you use Avast AV....that is what flagged the virus on my piece of c**p....I mean computer.
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Old 09-21-2012, 12:24 AM
 
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Well, I also just installed Avast, so it might be a false positive. I have quite a few other AVs on my computer, include Microsoft Security Essentials running in real time......none have picked up what Avast flags as a virus......hum????
Uh, remove all but one while you can still boot it up.
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Old 09-21-2012, 12:34 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Why can't you remove the crapware yourself?
Why can't you replace the timing belt in your car yourself? Would your own personal level of technical expertise have something to do with it? Just Google it. It's all explained there.
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