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will rolling back my avast program version be harmful for security, even tho i


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#1 cpunoob

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Posted 29 August 2015 - 01:37 AM

update the virus definitions it really started to slow down while browsing after the last update, before that one, just a bit but know its really hogging up my slow pc's power 8( i have winxp 32bit 1.3gig processor 640mb total memory

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Posted 29 August 2015 - 08:06 AM

In the long run it will.

Newer versions of anti-virus products typically include improvements in technology, methodology, scanning engine, malware detection and removal, etc.

Rather than using an older version of avast!, you could switch to another anti-virus solution which may perform better with your system....see Choosing an Anti-Virus Program.
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