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krtate
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AVG Free 9.0.730

I read that McAfee Site Advisor may be better than the AVG version link scanner.

Is McAfee Site Advisor compatible with AVG Free 9.0.730 if you have disabled Active Search-Shield and Active Surf-Shield?

Search-Shield displays icon with real time safety rating as Surf-Shield prevents you from accidentally becoming infected by drive by downlads and exploits, ensuring the web pages you visit are safe when you are about to click the link.

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Dinz
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Re: AVG Free 9.0.730

Hi,
Downloadable files like screensavers, toolbars and file sharing programs can be-or may be bundled with -- adware, spyware, viruses and other malicious computer code. The siteadvisor team download and install each file they find – they even open zip files. They then scan their test computer to see what changes have been made. If a program is determined to be a virus, Trojan, or certain other types of malware, that program will earn a red rating. So basically all those sites that have a green check mark are reviewed after lot of test process. And if you are using an active mcafee security suite in the computer , its not recommended to use any other security software as they would have conflicts.
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Dinesh K
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