could install all updates -11 after last rollup. after "wrong" sp3 was removed. system saved without AV and MWB installed.
I am running the paid version of AVG Internet Security Unlimited 2017, and I have encountered the same slowdown in logging off and shutdown on a Windows XP SP3 installation. I have a dual-boot machine with Windows 7, and the AVG Internet Security Unlimited 2017 runs ok on Windows 7. AVG Internet Security Unlimited 2017 is suppose to be compatible with Windows XP SP3, but there must be some problem in the software. AVG Zen does not cause the Windows XP SP3 slowdown issue on my computer (only the AVG antivirus and Internet Security portion of the software causes the problem). I believe that AVG Zen is just like a shell.
Originally Posted by europanorama
Originally Posted by okiejay1
I spent over an hour on Chat with AVG Customer Service, and was basically told by the rep that he did not see it as a problem that it takes 1 to 2 minutes for Windows XP SP3 to logoff and shutdown when AVG Internet Security Unlimited 2017 is installed. He did not offer any solutions to try and shorten the shutdown time.
I suggest that people try some other company's antivirus software product for Windows XP SP3 environments, as AVG seems to be content with their product causing a long logoff and shutdown process.
Originally Posted by okiejay1
After uninstalling AVG Internet Security Unlimited 2017, I installed Avast Free Antivirus 2016 and experienced the same slowdown in logging off and shutdown on a Windows XP SP3 installation as I did with AVG Internet Security Unlimited 2017. I thought this might be the case beforehand, since Avast now owns AVG.
After uninstalling Avast Free Antivirus 2016, I next installed a 30-day free trial of Kaspersky Antivirus 2016 and did NOT experience the same slowdown in logging off and shutdown on a Windows XP SP3 installation as I did with both AVG Internet Security Unlimited 2017 and Avast Free Antivirus 2016. Logging off and shutdown may have taken a few seconds longer than without any antivirus program installed. Looks like Kaspersky has the problem figured out while Avast and AVG appear to be clueless.
Have just read about kaspersky working and right now: the very same is coming again but only after a sfc /scannow was running. this time it was a floppy-drive-error-but only in my admin-account. so i openen a new admin-account. but then slow-down was coming back...
Windows-Kein Datenträger-Exception Proseccing message c0000013 Parameters 75b0bf7c 4 75b0bf7c 75b0bf7c 75b0bf7c
(independent if floppy is really inside)
in my opinion the providers of free antivirus are paid to force the last winxp-users to update to a new OS.
And also this: To inform other AVAST users about other findings in their forum i was forced to login through FB. with all the secrets they have now access.
I am sure they are paid also by secret services from west and east!
so what now? paying?
30 days trial makes no sense. what will happen afterwards?
Last edited by europanorama; 02-04-2017 at 10:35 PM.
PC working again-except the exception processing message.
temporarily nvidia video-driver went down-low resolution.
set back system restore.
will now defrag systempartition.
strange but good finding regarding swapfile. must show it.
its maybe also about leaving all restore-points.
but when system is saved couldnt we delete all but the last one.
can a certain amount of points be left? how? deleting only some of the points?
It seems obvious that Spybot Search & Destroy was the reason for the multiple problems and not AVG, AVAST(replacing AVG) or malwarebytes:
a) slow logout etc.
b) Exception Processing message.
After running SBSD i removed it. but will install it again. and observe the situation.
I openend a new thread in Spybot-forum since reinstallation of the last version supporting winxp(v 2.4) showed the problem again.
Only the exception message is coming in Spybot but now system is stable. it seems SB had to learn.