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Help! Third party Anti-virus.

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    Help! Third party Anti-virus.

    good day guys!

    my problem is, about my third party antivirus.
    when i disable the windows defender and i reple=ace it and install getting up to a problem. when i open my pc . after i enter my user password. it is dark at its screen,. meaning no start screen, but when i press ctrl +alt + del.. my task manager is getting access.. i think there is incompatibility in my anti virus... because when i unistall the avast, normal booting will happen. but when i install. it can't access the start screen.. help guys! how can i totally disable or uninstall windows defender?

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  2. #2

    Uninstall Avast, install AVG 2013, it will stop Windows Defender and leave Windows Firewall on, Avast didn't work for me either but no problems with AVG 2013.
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    Strathpine, Queensland
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    Windows 8 Pro 64 Bit

    Agreed. Avast! is still by far the best antivirus IMO, but needs proper Windows 8 Compatibility.
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    thanks dudes... i want to try avg..
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    guys, until now, im getting problem with my anti-virus.. i install the avast 8 , but still the problem is the same... even thought avast 8 is now compatible in win8.. still need help..
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  6. #6

    Run the Avast cleanup tool in safemode, then restart to normal mode then try to install again
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