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27 Jul 2009   #1

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AVG Updates gags applications

A dodgy AVG update over the weekend left users with crippled iTunes installations.
The faulty signature update meant iTunes.dll and iTunesRegistry.dll library files were falsely labelled as infected with the Small-BOG virus, and consigned into quarantine. As a result, AVG both prevented iTunes from working and the re-installation of Apple's software.


AVG update gags iTunes • The Register

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27 Jul 2009   #2

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fisherking View Post
A dodgy AVG update over the weekend left users with crippled iTunes installations.
The faulty signature update meant iTunes.dll and iTunesRegistry.dll library files were falsely labelled as infected with the Small-BOG virus, and consigned into quarantine. As a result, AVG both prevented iTunes from working and the re-installation of Apple's software.


AVG update gags iTunes • The Register
I feel sorry for anyone still using AVG after the amount of "faulty signatures" they have had screwing up peoples machines over the last two years
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27 Jul 2009   #3

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dmex View Post
I feel sorry for anyone still using AVG after the amount of "faulty signatures" they have had screwing up peoples machines over the last two years
At my shop, we included AVG in all new machines and almost all re-format re-installs. Until 8.x

Although, I paid AVG to do the iTunes fubar.
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27 Jul 2009   #4

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
Although, I paid AVG to do the iTunes fubar.
LOL, well their update system does act like some types of malware distribution
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27 Jul 2009   #5

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dmex View Post
I feel sorry for anyone still using AVG after the amount of "faulty signatures" they have had screwing up peoples machines over the last two years

I agree, only the uninformed....or is it the misinformed?
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27 Jul 2009   #6

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fisherking View Post
I agree, only the uninformed....or is it the misinformed?
The worst of all - the informed.

Not all information is useful, valid or applicable. Like 'disable paging of kernel' et al.
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27 Jul 2009   #7

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avg sucks.
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27 Jul 2009   #8

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dinesh View Post
avg sucks.
Carry it in your front pocket. Norton AV swallows.
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27 Jul 2009   #9

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
Carry it in your front pocket. Norton AV swallows.
LOL. Then I guess Mcafee gags.

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27 Jul 2009   #10

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dinesh View Post
LOL. Then I guess Mcafee gags.

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Pay attention to the thread (title). AVG both sux and gags. McAfee McBites.
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