avg free needs program to open

  naineysman 22:42 05 May 2009

Hi, just removed macafee paid for service (expired) and loaded AVG free v 8.5 but it wont run without me chosing a programme to open it with, have i got something wrong?

(XP Media Ed Dell Laptop)

  provider 2 22:57 05 May 2009

Did you use the McAfee Removal Tool? If not, some bits of it will still be there: click here

  keverne 23:10 05 May 2009

I came across the same problem today - no file type so you get the what do I open it with dialogue.

With all due respects to PC Advisor I managed to download the file from click here.

  naineysman 23:12 05 May 2009

thanks, the .exe extension was missing now that i look at it but i wont use it anyway, using your link, thanks

  naineysman 23:39 05 May 2009

Sorry but that file shows as corrupt, back to square 1

  Sea Urchin 23:48 05 May 2009

Should be no problems downloading from here

click here

  DieSse 10:00 06 May 2009

You'll be much better off using the free version of Avira - which is a better AV program.

click here

  mick73 00:00 07 May 2009

Tried Avira. same problem

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