Activex seems to have many unexpected guests

  First Bass 16:09 28 May 08

I have started using AVG 8 (free)on XP home. It runs for about 7 hours on my 2 drives (about 100 gig of data)and shows a results list of dozens of trojans adware and spyware in the IE\activex directory. I keep removing the suspect files to the virus vault, but they keep returning every time I run AVG8. I have Activex turned off in the IE7 tools menu, in fact I don't even use IE anymore, I use Firefox2! So what is happening here, and why is Activex carrying so much potential bad baggage?


This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Nintendo Switch review: Hands-on with the intuitive modular console and its disappointing games…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Method Studios' title sequence for BBC series Taboo is truly unsettling

Best Pages for iOS tips | How to use Pages for iPad & iPhone: 7 simple tips to get more out of…