Microsoft Security Essentials - A "severe java exploit"

I have AVG as well as Microsoft Security Essentials installed. When I went to bed last night, I ran the MSE scan, and this morning I had the following warning:
Category: Exploit

Description: This program is dangerous and exploits the computer on which it is run.

Recommended action: Remove this software immediately.

containerfile:C:\Users\Edward\AppData\Roaming\AVG\Rescue\PC Tuneup 2011\111104123332322.rsc
file:C:\Users\Edward\AppData\Roaming\AVG\Rescue\PC Tuneup 2011\111104123332322.rsc->111104123332322-005024.file
file:C:\Users\Edward\AppData\Roaming\AVG\Rescue\PC Tuneup 2011\111104123332322.rsc->111104123332322-005026.file
file:C:\Users\Edward\AppData\Roaming\AVG\Rescue\PC Tuneup 2011\111104123332322.rsc->111104123332322-005028.file
file:C:\Users\Edward\AppData\Roaming\AVG\Rescue\PC Tuneup 2011\111104123332322.rsc->111104123332322-005030.file
file:C:\Users\Edward\AppData\Roaming\AVG\Rescue\PC Tuneup 2011\111104123332322.rsc->111104123332322-005032.file

I feel dumb asking this, but is this something I should continue to express concern over? I've been trying all afternoon to resolve this. I ran the MSE scan again, and the above came up again. I told it to remove the files, and the green progress bar does not seem to be making any progress. I ran a full, high-priority system scan with AVG, and it gave no errors. However, since the above appears in an AVG related folder, I'm suspect.

I wasn't sure if this belonged in H / A, or hear, but posted here due to the nature of the inquiry. If it belongs in H/A, can a mod please move it.

Thank you for your help.

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    FoomyFoomy Registered User regular
    Well first, don't run 2 antivirus software products at once, they tend to interfere with each other. What MSE is probably part of avgs virus definitions.

    I would just uninstall avg, mse is a superior piece of software overall.

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    NightslyrNightslyr Registered User regular
    Yeah, antivirus software tends to look like malware to other antivirus software due to the way they work. A lot of them act like benign rootkits. Pick one and only one.

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    SynthesisSynthesis Honda Today! Registered User regular
    Curiously enough, I've never had Malwarebyte Antimalware detected as something suspicious by my antivirus suite (MSE again), and I think that's because they operate in different manners.

    Another vote for MSE. It's not perfect, but it is leaps and bounds over any other program, with the possible exception of ESET's Nod32. Maybe.

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    Donovan PuppyfuckerDonovan Puppyfucker A dagger in the dark is worth a thousand swords in the morningRegistered User regular
    On the contrary, it is my opinion that AVG is a resource hog, and prone to false flags and missing real threats altogether.

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    Bendery It Like BeckhamBendery It Like Beckham Hopeless Registered User regular
    AVG is horrible, I've seen it cause more damage in the case of an infection than I have seen it fix/prevent it. Just run MSE and use discretion.

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    bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    MSE is superior. Get rid of AVG.

    not a doctor, not a lawyer, examples I use may not be fully researched so don't take out of context plz, don't @ me
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    GnomeTankGnomeTank What the what? Portland, OregonRegistered User regular
    AVG is horrible, and only horrible people recommend you use it over MSE.

    Uninstall AVG and use MSE only, never run two AV programs together like that. It's not like double wrapping your boofshooter, it's nothing like that at all.

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    bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    Double wrapping your boofshooter is also a terrible thing to do, so, it is everything like that!

    not a doctor, not a lawyer, examples I use may not be fully researched so don't take out of context plz, don't @ me
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    PenumbraPenumbra Registered User regular
    Haha. Thank you for all the help everyone.

    When I get my computer back from repair (unrelated issue), I'll cancel and uninstall AVG.

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    TofystedethTofystedeth Registered User regular
    Yeah, AVG used to be pretty decent, like, 6 years ago. When they went to I think version 9 it went pretty steadily downhill in terms of perfomance and usability.

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    NightslyrNightslyr Registered User regular
    Yeah, AVG was pretty great back in 06/07. Since then, not so much. MSE is really what AVG used to be - a small, quiet AV program that just does its thing in the background. No fuss, no muss.

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