You have explained your reasons... but you have not explained to me why you came in here posting to me about a free virus scanner I may be using & recommending when people need a virus scanner. ANY virus scan is better than none.Originally posted by Max19
No, SavvyLady, I didn't think it was a virus that AVG didn't catch. I posted in another thread about this being a hoax. I'm familiar with Symantec's Hoax Information page. Perhaps you should bookmark it to check the validity of those e-mails you receive before passing them on to 70 other people.
I mentioned AVG here because people running reliable anti-virus software shouldn't have any reason to believe they may be infected with a virus that no vendor has discovered. Re-read my post carefully, SavvyLady.
"Major anti-virus vendors know about viruses within hours (or even minutes) of the first infection in the world."
And have you seen me saying to anyone about this hoax people need a good virus scanner they can depend on & know if they had really something to worry about AVG would let them know.. I posted entirely after the problem was solved offering nothing towards advice ... just conversation.
Given that AVG is not a major anti-virus vendor, I seriously doubt they would be able to come up with a pattern or definition file within a few hours of a virus outbreak or discovery. Due to that fact, I wouldn't recommend AVG to anyone for virus protection.
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