AVG Free and Windows Live Messenger

  hallgreen 17:40 14 Feb 2009

I have just installed AVG Free which seems to work well except it has stopped Windows Live Messenger working (I uninstalled to check and it started working again). I can't find how to allow it to work with AVG Free and the AVG forum doesn't seem to have any info which is a suprise

Many thanks

  Graphicool1 19:20 14 Feb 2009

Get rid of AVG, it was good once, however many people are having problems with it now. Download AVAST the FREE version for home use. click here

  birdface 19:26 14 Feb 2009

I have windows live messenger and AVG and get no problems.Have you any other security programs that will not update.Maybe try with your Firewall turned off.Have you just removed Norton to use AVG.

  hallgreen 19:28 14 Feb 2009

I think it maybe AVG free that is the prob as when I removed it Windows Live messenger started working again.


  birdface 19:42 14 Feb 2009

What anti virus were you using before you downloaded AVG,

  hallgreen 19:57 14 Feb 2009


  birdface 20:19 14 Feb 2009

Did you use the McAfee removal tool.If not that may have been your problem.

  hallgreen 20:57 14 Feb 2009

No I kept it there as it came with the PC (Dell) and I wasn't sure if I could get it back in case I did!


  birdface 22:23 14 Feb 2009

Ok.That was probably the problem then.

  hallgreen 07:27 15 Feb 2009

thanks for all the help.

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