New AVG PC TuneUp 2014
We are proud to announce the launch of new AVG PC TuneUp 2014. This suite now comes with a new user interface and contains 10 new and enhanced features that helps optimize your PC, removes redundant data, improves performance and increases battery life. The new enhanced Disk Cleaner removes leftover data from over 155 applications to free up precious disk space. New Flight Mode helps increase battery life by turning off wireless devices. Combined with power-saving Economy Mode, Flight Mode increased battery life by up to 49% when watching movies. You can find more in this blog post or try it yourself. Upgrade from AVG PC TuneUp 2013 is available for free.
What is the loggingserver.exe process?
We would like to inform you that the loggingserver.exe process is a new part of AVG Secure Search and is considered safe. Please find more information about this process in the Is the process loggingserver.exe safe? article or you may check the How to recognize safe files belonging to AVG if you are still suspicious.
AVG Anti-Theft service
The AVG Anti-Theft service is designed to help and support AVG AntiVirus for Android users in case their mobile device is lost or stolen. This feature needs to be registered and requires an active internet connection on your device. It is then possible to remotely Locate, Wipe, Shout or Lock your device through the Remote Management web interface . Camera Trap also discreetly emails you a photo of anyone who enters 3 wrong passwords when trying to unlock your phone.
Strange rootkit detected?
Recently, a few AVG users reported detections of unknown rootkits. Although rootkit techniques can be used by legitimate applications for various purposes (e.g. copy protection), we recommend thoroughly checking your system with AVG for safety. For more information about rootkits and how to remove them, visit the following FAQ articles:
What is a rootkit?
How to deal with rootkits?
AVG Toolbar and Secure Search configuration
If you want to completely remove the AVG Secure Search and/or AVG Toolbar and associated browser changes, please follow the How to uninstall AVG Toolbar, homepage and Secure Search from your browser article where you can find detailed instructions.
If you have any questions about any of these issues or need help resolving them, please contact AVG customer care experts.