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Definition of Alogserv

Alogserv Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Microsoft Windows Task List Programs Glossary by SRP
Background task installed with McAfee VirusScan and whose purpose is to log all McAfee background virus scanning activities. As of February 2002 there is nothing positive we can say about this program ! Since its introduction with VirusScan 5.x, this program has caused end-users endless problems and McAfee has had to issue fixes and help documents for it. It has been responsible for gobbling up all resources, with the result being a PC which slows down to a crawl and eventually locks up completely. In other instances ALOGSERV appears many times in the Task List. This is silly : antivirus protection is necessary these days, it is not optional, and the least one would expect from an antivirus software publisher is higher standards of testing to ensure that its antivirus software does not behave..... like a virus