AVG Free AntiVirus

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by Camera, Jan 20, 2008.

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    Camera Guest

    I have been using AVG Free AntiVirus under XP without any problem. I
    upgraded it to Windows Vista Home Premium last week with the same hardware.
    Now AVG cannot load its resident shield. Does anybody know how to fix this?
     
    Camera, Jan 20, 2008
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    peter Guest

    downlaod the Vista compatible version??
    peter
     
    peter, Jan 20, 2008
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    Not Me Guest

    uninstall
    download the installer file
    select save not run, after download is complete,
    right click and select 'run as administrator'
     
    Not Me, Jan 20, 2008
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    Stevey Guest

    I've been using AVG Free with Vista for over 6 months OK. I agree
    with the uninstall/reinstall. Make sure you have the latest version
    and you install as Administrator.
     
    Stevey, Jan 20, 2008
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    Rob Guest

    I did a clean install of Vista Premium, installed AVG and it has worked
    perfect. Been 10 months or so.
     
    Rob, Jan 20, 2008
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    Charlie42 Guest

    Third party software support are generally best found on the third party's
    support site:

    http://free.grisoft.com/doc/3/us/frt/0

    http://forum.grisoft.cz/freeforum/index.php?0

    Charlie42
     
    Charlie42, Jan 21, 2008
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    Rod Davies Guest

    and make sure your firewall exceptions is set to enable this to come thru??

    Rgds
    Rod
     
    Rod Davies, Jan 22, 2008
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    Robinb Guest

    uninstall avg free and reinstall it
    robin
     
    Robinb, Jan 22, 2008
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    Phisherman Guest


    Uninstall then re-install. I suggest doing this while disconnected
    from the Internet.
     
    Phisherman, Jan 22, 2008
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