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avg and avast seem to be affecting my broadband speed


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ok so i'm hoping someone hear can shed some light on this one for me coz i'm stumped so iv got 100meg fibre optic broadband and i noticed my speed results kept hitting only 20 meg so i formated my system re installed and done a speed check as soon as it was done and got 105meg then i installed avg and syagte bit torrent the usual stuff after the reboot and it dropped to 20meg again so after sevrial reboots the same thing every time the min i put avg or avast or sygate in my system speed would drop so i got another system out the closet rebooted it same thing happens now i'm running my system with windoes firewall and i need to install avg every few days to scan the take it back out again but even with it out again its still only sitting at 40meg the only time i can get 100meg is just after a reboot and if i dont install any firewall or anti virus as soon as i do it drops now surely i must be missing something here a simple soloution coz avg and avast are great anti virus software so surely this must be somethign els

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Ian in Northampton

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Comprehension of the OP's post isn't exactly aided by his illiteracy... :-(

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