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Annoying AVG Free disk space requirement

Tonight I was installing AVG Free on a virtual machine running XP that was setup to only have 10GB of hard drive space. With all the various updates and programs installed there was only about 800MB free space left. Annoyingly AVG Free would not allow an install until 1GB of space was free. ūüôĀ If AVG actually needed a gigabyte of space that would be one thing. But guess how much space it actually uses? About 100MB. Yes, they are

Grey screen with login, incorrect voucher, start.exe [antivirus info]

UPDATE 2012.09.20 commenter Lauralea¬†suggested the following simpler procedure: Reboot¬†Windows (you can power off your machine if necessary) When your computer restarts,¬†enter safe¬†mode¬†by pressing F8 before Windows can load Run¬†malwarebytes¬†(alternate¬†link) to remove the infection Reboot and you should be good to go!* *NOTE: I would recommend performing an additional virus scan after you reboot, just to make sure there aren’t any other viruses/trojans. -JD Original instructions: If you get a grey box like this, then you have a virus infection or