Start Updating avg 8 manually

Updating avg 8 manually

Timely virus database updates are the critical component for the effectiveness of any antivirus program.

Update '''.mar''' files would have gone to the /App Data/Local/Mozilla/'''updates'''/ ''and a few folder levels deeper'' - ''note the "s" and the folder name being lower-case not all caps''. Firefox creates the updated folder after an update has been downloaded and prepared for applying on the next start and copy the new version from the updated folder to the main Firefox program folder.

------------------ You can try these free programs to scan for malware, which work with your existing antivirus software: * [ Safety Scanner] * [ Malware Bytes' Anti-Malware] * [ Anti-Rootkit Utility - TDSSKiller] * [ Adw Cleaner] (for more info, see this [ alternate Adw Cleaner download page]) * [ Hitman Pro] * [ ESET Online Scanner] [ Microsoft Security Essentials] is a good permanent antivirus for Windows 7/Vista/XP if you don't already have one. Further information can be found in the Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware article. That is at least how it works on Linux and Mac and I would assume that it is not different on Windows. So it looks that your security software doesn't like the newly downloaded Firefox update.

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AVG just remotely checked my computer..I have no virus and to check with FIREFOX for the "location" of what's being flagged as possible identity theft. They said that an update in a couple of days to avg "Identity theft" should fix the issue.. ''''' C:\PROGRAM FILES (x86)MOZILLA FIREFOX\UPDATED\FIREFOX. EXE''''' Looks like Malware to me! ------------------ First, Firefox updates are 'packaged' in a '''.mar''' file, not an '''''.exe''''' file.