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    Default Talkback identified as Malware and I can't uninstall

    AVG Antivirus just completed a full scan on my Nexus 7 and identified Talkback as malware. First time this happened since I've owned the tablet (purchased three months ago). I've tried to uninstall it but, as you guys/gals know, it's one of the Accessibility options. I went to the app in the Play Store and the only option was to update it. As of now I'm not able to uninstall and don't know why it would be indetified as malware after all this time. Any thoughts what I can do other than ignore the threat? Unit is working OK but I don't know if something is happening behind the scenes. FYI, I also have Kaspersky Tablet Security on my unit. I just did a full scan with KTS and that software showed my system being clean...no threats identified. Any help/ideas appreciated.
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    Default Re: Talkback identified as Malware and I can't uninstall

    Get rid of avg lol its called false positives

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    Default Re: Talkback identified as Malware and I can't uninstall

    @nrm5110 -- it's that all it is? Man, that was my first thought but didn't think it would just be that simple.
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    Default Re: Talkback identified as Malware and I can't uninstall

    Hard to believe Talkback is malware, since it's a system app. You could always disable it from the Settings menu.

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    Default Re: Talkback identified as Malware and I can't uninstall

    These clowns who put out av software on android are making a killing their definitions suck because there isn't enough malware to make definitions so they look at freaky permissions.

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    Default Re: Talkback identified as Malware and I can't uninstall

    Quote Originally Posted by B. Diddy View Post
    Hard to believe Talkback is malware, since it's a system app. You could always disable it from the Settings menu.

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    Thanks, B. Diddy. Been disabled since week one when I saw that it was something I wouldn't use. Thinking the same as nrm that it's a false positive. I've always found Kaspersky to be ultra-reliable on my laptop and phone so I'll probably uninstall AVG.
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    Quote Originally Posted by callmeacab View Post
    @nrm5110 -- it's that all it is? Man, that was my first thought but didn't think it would just be that simple.
    that's why antivirus are stupid.
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    Default Re: Talkback identified as Malware and I can't uninstall

    I use avast on all my android devices never had a single issue have it running on 8 different devices tablets/phones
    Nexus 7 16GB JB 4.2.2/Xoom 32GB JB 4.1.2
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    Default Re: Talkback identified as Malware and I can't uninstall

    Had avast give me this warning today.

    Roger

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    Default Re: Talkback identified as Malware and I can't uninstall

    Just tell avg to ignore that app and on future scans it will be clear.

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