1720517 story AVG Virus Scanner Removes Critical Windows File 440 Posted by kdawson on Monday November 10, 2008 @07:42PM from the it-just-acts-like-one dept. secmartin writes "The popular virus scanner AVG released an update yesterday that caused their software to mark user32.dll as a virus. Since this is a rather critical file, AVG's suggestion to remove it caused problems for users around the world who are now advised to restore the file through the Windows Recovery Console. AVG just posted an update about this (FAQ item 1574) in the support section of their site. Their forums are full of complaints."