AVG uninstalled itself... is that bad?

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  1. CdnShockwave

    CdnShockwave The Prince of Poses TFW2005 Supporter

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    I left my comp on while I went to get dinner, and when I got back it said that AVG had finished uninstalling. Trouble is that I never told it to uninstall. Any thoughts on this?
     
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    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    That is just plain odd. I've heard of viruses taking over specific anti-virus programs before, but never outright uninstalling them.
     
  3. Prisoner1138

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    Never seen a virus or trojan just uninstall an AV app before, kinda dumb since you'd be aware of some weird behavior. You sure it wasn't just someone else messing with your comp?
     
  4. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    That's really wierd... Was/is there a problem reinstalling it?
     
  5. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    My AVG said it needed to restart to finish the update process. Nothing new or unusual about that in itself. But AVG was always non-responsive afterwards. I just re-downloaded it and reinstalled and it fixed all the problems.
     
  6. CdnShockwave

    CdnShockwave The Prince of Poses TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah, I reinstalled it, got all the updates, did a scan, and now it's working again. I have no idea why it would randomly uninstall itself. And I'm pretty sure that no one around here tampered with my comp, since I left it in my locked dorm room.
     
  7. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    AVG 8.0 was released recently; maybe something fritzed in your auto-update and tried auto-installing 8.0 over the old version? I dunno.
     
  8. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    i think your computer is haunted.
     

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