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Can I use Anti-Vir and AVG at the same time?

By death
Dec 24, 2004
  1. Hey guys;

    I dumped "Norton Internet security" and using Anti-Vir free antivirus now. Have anybody used Anti-Vir and AVG (both free versions) Antiviruses at the same time? Do they give any system trouble? If so please let me know.

    I heard that both antiviruses are good and want to use the maximum protection. Also, I am running "Zone Alarm Pro 5.5" on my computer. Will the both antiviruses and and zone alarm give any conflicts?

    Thanks guys.
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    You should never run two anti virus programmes on the same computer because of conflicts etc.

    Regards Howard :grinthumb
  3. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Depends on how you run them. If you start them manually and don't keep automatic scanning features running in background, you can have a hundred antivirus applications on the same OS. Just like running any other applications.
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