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avg error message

PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:04 pm
by glass
Hi,
For the past week or so, when I start up my computer --winxp sp3-- I get this error message,
''avg secure search update encountered a problem and needs to close''
I've been using avg free edition for years and never had avg search installed
in ie or firefox, the only browers I ever use.
Virus scans find nothing and a search of the computer cannot find any
mention of avg securesearch.exe
thanks
angelo

Re: solved

PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2016 9:57 pm
by glass
Found the problem, 2 files in services.msc were to run on start up.
Deleted them and it's ok now.

Re: avg error message

PostPosted: Tue May 31, 2016 3:51 pm
by PcTestCard.com
seems using the "msconfig" command to check on the startup option may be helpful as well.

Hope this helps.
Bill