When we push out updates from AVG 8.5 to 9.0, our users experience errors in Outlook. Most of them are on 2003, but we also have some 2007 users. 2010 will be rolled out later this year.
The error they get is:
The Add-in "AVG Exchange Extention" (C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG9\avgxch32.dll) cannot be loaded and has been disabled by Outlook. Please contact the Add-in manufacturer for an update. If no update is available, please uninstall the Add-in. Out of memory or system resources. Close some windows or programs and try again. [OK]
We have a CRM program that also harvests information from Outlook into a dashboard - so to speak, so they don't always have to leave the program to see their inbox or tasks. It also causes this program to freeze up, and we have to unlock the user because it will boot them off without properly signing them out.
Anyway, what is the purpose of this plugin? We have just been disabling it in Outlooks Add-in manager as we get calls about it. We have Cisco IronPort which is a very robust perimeter e-mail security appliance. I feel comfortable just having that on the perimeter with AVG running in resident memory on the client PC's. That should be enough IMO. Maybe not enough for a home user, but in a business I think it should be fine. Also is this plugin any better (as far as causing system crashes) in AVG 2011? We eventually want to upgrade to that, as long as it's not more of a resource hog (every new version seems to use up more and more resources).