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Windows 7: Windows will not start from any boot option

10 Sep 2012   #11
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it looks like your PC crashed by AVG update. The technical fix is to rename all files in the \Windows\System32\Drivers folder that begin with "avg" to something else.

Use a free rescue CD to rename the AVG files

AVG offer a rescue CD that can do this as it includes Midnight Commander as a file management tool. Download it from here


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10 Sep 2012   #12
gregrocker

 

Why is anyone still running AVG? There's never been a positive mention of it here since before Win7 release. It's been 6-8 years since it devolved to bloated crapware and never returned.

Run Microsoft Security Essentials with the Win7 Firewall kept updated automatically.
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