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Anti-virus problems anyone?


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Since I installed the beta software I have encountered two problems.

First, I started getting BSOD crashes, and the crash dump told me that the problem was a file called SASKutil.sys

I tracked this down to SuperAntiSpyware, and once I had opened up msconfig and disabled the software in the startup list Windows 7 loaded without further problems.

Secondly, BitDefender 2009 is turned off, and cannot be turned on again - I repeatedly get the message that BitDefender services can't start.


What anti-spyware software are you running that is stable in Windows 7?

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lecabnoir

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Today I installed Trend Micro Internet Security and straight away the machine began to hang and then gave me a blue screen of death. On re-booting it took 10 mins to log on to my desktop and was very slow. Trend displayed its firewall and being switched off and when I tried to check I could see that the programme had got stuck while frozen and then blue screened again.

I did a system restore and the machine was fine again. I'll try Norton 360 later and see how I get on with that.

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sammysecer

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Avast worked well for me after I could not install AVG

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crosstrainer

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Bit Defender works fine on my test system. AVG will not. Superantispyware will error out, even if disabled in msconfig.

A new beta sli driver was available today, but will not install, apart from that, not much else has gone wrong really.

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Forum Editor

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and all is well - it works perfectly.

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Strawballs

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Tried Norton 360 had driver being blocked by windows as causes known stability problems and windows will inform me when a solution is found, not got one yet so ended up with AVG8

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Strawballs

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Forgot to mention it was V3 of Norton that I got free after doing Beta test

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