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Windows 7: Filter Manager causes Freeze


23 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 Eternity 64bit
 
 
Filter Manager causes Freeze

I have a problem, my computer has been freezing at random times. i checked the event viewer and i narrowed the problem down to being FilterManager because it was always the last error before i turned my computer off.
The error was:
Quote:
File System Filter 'Avgmfx64' (6.0, ‎2010‎-‎09‎-‎07T00:49:14.000000000Z) has successfully loaded and registered with Filter Manager.
I know this has a problem to do with the Anti-virus AVG, which i use. but every AV that i change it to i always get the same message but a different thing between the '....'

Any help appreciated?


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23 Nov 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

If the problem has to do with AVG.
Why not uninstall and install Microsoft Security Essentials. It is basically trouble free and does a great job
If you start with a system restore point, you can try it as a test.
http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/
If you do uninstall use their unistall tool
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23 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Eternity 64bit
 
 

i have already tried Microsoft Security Essentials and same problem still persisted but a different error, which was still FilterManager.
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23 Nov 2010   #4

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

You have to unistall that AVG and the driver.
Use the uninstall tool
After uninstalled
go to search type
cmd
in cmd type
driverquery
if that driver is still there post and I will get rid of it for you
Avgmfx64'
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23 Nov 2010   #5

Windows 7 Eternity 64bit
 
 

Ok ill give it a go
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23 Nov 2010   #6

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Start with a system restore point to be sure.
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23 Nov 2010   #7

Windows 7 Eternity 64bit
 
 

Before i uninstall or after i have uninstalled?
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23 Nov 2010   #8

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Before you make any changes, always start with a system restore. Things can and do go wrong.
Make a point before any changes. If my idea does not work or something else goes wrong, you can go right back to where you are now, nothing gained but nothing lost
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23 Nov 2010   #9

Windows 7 Eternity 64bit
 
 

Same problem again with the windows AV
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23 Nov 2010   #10

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Did you check with driverquery to see if the driver is gone?
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