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Windows 7: AVG and Irfanview ???

09 May 2009   #1

XP MCE .... XP Pro 64 .... W7 U x64
AVG and Irfanview ???

Any one have an Idea why I have to disable the AVG (free) resident shield in W7rc 32
to be able to open a 2mb picture in Irfanview in less that 3>4 seconds ???

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10 May 2009   #2

Windows 7 32bit RTM

AVG Sucks
2.) It might be scanning the object too hard(has problems scanning it) therefore the delay...
3.) change your anti-virus
4.) do it now
5.) good luck
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11 May 2009   #3

XP MCE .... XP Pro 64 .... W7 U x64

I've used AVG and Irfanview in XP and Vista for years and never had a speed problem.
AVG serves my protection needs quite well .. because if I even think I may have a problem ..
I just tell Acronics to rewrite my system partition with a fresh install.

BTW ... W7 and Acronis v11 don't like each other either.
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11 May 2009   #4

Windows 7 RC build 7100

When I tried to use IrfanView on RC 7100 64 bit, it changed access permission on lots of my media folders and files. Was kinda a mess, so I uninstalled and installed Imagewalker for the time being.
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11 May 2009   #5
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Go to your Control panel and set your 'Defaults'. Irfanview can be controlled
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26 Aug 2012   #6

Win 7 Pro 64

Something's up with Irfanview. It's not just AVG that doesn't like it. I have a malware scanner that picks it up as malware anytime it's on my machine.
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