Problems with AVG 8.0

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Problems with AVG 8.0

Post: #107674 MINESAPINT
Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:36 pm

I am on dial up and after several attempts I seem to have managed to download the AVG 8 update and it is in a file in my documents. However when I double click it to open it wth a view to loading it I get a message saying "this is not a valid WIN32 application".

Any ideas?

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Post: #107679 MKG
Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:26 pm

Just a wild guess here - is it, by any chance a zip file (wotsitsname.zip) and you don't have any zip/unzip software on your machine?

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Post: #107779 mrsflibble
Fri Jun 06, 2008 4:50 pm

I keep meaning to download it. is it any ogood? please nobody tell me to go get anything linux based as I'm not the only person to use the computer, and every bit of soft and hardware I own is windows based/configured.
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Post: #107788 MKG
Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:02 pm

Don't know about AVG, but I use Avast - it's free to download and it receives updates most days (and it's for Windows). Nothing's got past it yet.

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Post: #107797 marshlander
Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:07 pm

I'm on AVG, recently updated to 8. - No problem to download or use (touchwood! :lol:) Is it me but I found it difficult to find the free version - the links provded by AVG 7.5 take you to the pay version (of course - silly me!)

The new version vets the sites as you pass over them, not sure if I like thiis 'help' or not - it'd distracting
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Post: #107843 mrsflibble
Sat Jun 07, 2008 9:20 am

sounds like something that would confuse the hell out of my hubby. :?
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!


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