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False Alarm? One file of Avira AntiVirus was detected by Norton

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Re: False Alarm? One file of Avira AntiVirus was detected by Norton

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Re: False Alarm? One file of Avira AntiVirus was detected by Norton

It is recommended that you only have one Security Product installed on your system as there will be clahes between the two which will reduce your Protection, and make you vulnerable (At Risk).

At the time of writing this Message, the O.P. had not provided any information in Message 01, apart from the Image which was also Not Available at the Time Of Writing.

Message Edited by Floating_Red on 11-08-2009 12:34 PM
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Re: False Alarm? One file of Avira AntiVirus was detected by Norton

Completely agree with Floating_Red; as you just experienced, two realtime security programs will get into each other's way and interfere with threat detection, ultimately rendering your computer more vulnerable to threats.

It is therefore strongly recommended that you uninstall Avira and also run the Avira AntiVir RegistryCleaner (equivalent of Norton removal tool) to get the leftovers out of the registry - all security programs are very sticky, and booting them off the system via control panel is not enough. Avira AntiVir RegistryCleaner and the instructions (please read them carefully before downloading and running the tool) are available over here:

http://www.avira.de/en/support/support_downloads.html

Note: Avira also offers an Avira AntiVir Removal Tool. This tool is supposed to remove malware - not Avira itself (in other words, the name of this tool is misleading). 

If you want an extra security program which is not realtime (=which is on-demand, and thus won't get in NIS's way and cause conflicts), I recommend downloading and installing the FREE version of Malwarebytes from over here:

www.malwarebytes.org

Message Edited by Yaso_Kuuhl on 11-08-2009 02:34 PM
Your Norton Ladybug.

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