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Mcafee Troubles Again McAfee Damages XP

#1 User is offline   BaltBullet1 

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:08 AM

McAfee is really damaging Windows XP again. Check out the link to see the latest McAfee screwups. This needs to be made public.


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Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:45 AM

I've run the board on the problems with MacAfee and the various versions of WIN. Most of my and my clients problems stem from the updates, when they are being done and any bottlenecks will create faults when downloading and reboots go off to left field. Complete deletion and reloading often cures most trouble. The number of processes added by MacAfee can pose a few problems and can stall. Once installed as suite of programs, it does as good a job as any other and fewer false positives too.
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Posted 07 January 2013 - 02:41 PM

View Postmjd420nova, on 07 January 2013 - 09:45 AM, said:

I've run the board on the problems with MacAfee and the various versions of WIN. Most of my and my clients problems stem from the updates, when they are being done and any bottlenecks will create faults when downloading and reboots go off to left field. Complete deletion and reloading often cures most trouble. The number of processes added by MacAfee can pose a few problems and can stall. Once installed as suite of programs, it does as good a job as any other and fewer false positives too.

It seems that the latest version of Quickclean causes lots of registry problems.
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#4 User is offline   LiveBrianD 

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 04:06 PM

Honestly, I think dumping McAfee and replacing it with Avast Free or Microsoft Security Essentials (both of which I use) is a better option. McAfee and Norton are both known to be bloated pieces of crap.
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#5 User is offline   mjd420nova 

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 07:41 AM

I think I've seen just about every AV program that a client can get and a few that were (secret). They all have a certain amount of bloat, and as noted, registry tweaks that can disable the machine. Careful reading and attentive installation can eliminate a lot of the unneccesary garbage. Tool bars have become a common example. Added options will add another process running in the background and with multiple tabs, things will stall and hesitate, especially when a site advisor is chosen.
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Posted 31 March 2013 - 09:04 PM

According to my personnel view you should contact with virus removal service team of your antivirus. They give right suggestion of your problem.
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