AVG Update

  pj123 14:34 03 Sep 2003
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My AVG Control Centre tells me that my database is too old. When I try to update it I get the message that "You are up to date please try again later" or words to that effect. The problem is I have just been to somone else to show them how to update AVG and it downloaded a 1.6mb file?
Anyone else having update problems with AVG?

  Djohn 14:56 03 Sep 2003

Not sure on this Pete but think that AVG engine was updated sometime back, so if you still have the old one, new updates won't be recognised.

also I found that after downloading the "Blaster" patch from M/S I needed to delete and do a fresh download of AVG. It now works fine.

Current file version is: 313 j.

  GroupFC 15:26 03 Sep 2003

I have had a similar problem. I could get the update (as Djohn says version 313), on one machine, but on another machine the update manager kept telling me I was up to date, when I knew I wasn't as it was showing file 312!

Anyway, as I had it on one machine, I copied it to CD to get the second up to date.

If you want let me know and I'll e-mail the update file to you (1,589 Kbs so it will take a few minutes - especially as I'm only on dial-up!).

  Djohn 16:00 03 Sep 2003

That's very kind of you, but pj123 lives just up the road from me. :o)

  GroupFC 16:04 03 Sep 2003

Get your bike out then and pop round! LOL

  Djohn 16:27 03 Sep 2003

:o)

  soy 16:33 03 Sep 2003

Check that you system Time and date is correct. I had the same problem before and I discovered that my PC was set to year 2001.

  Peverelli 16:37 03 Sep 2003

I think it "might" have something to do with your AVG settings under update manager. If you have "Update if database is older than" set for (say) 3 days - then it will tell you your database is too old after 3 days, even if no update is available. Could be wrong though.

PS: latest update was 6.0.514 / 312

  Peverelli 16:40 03 Sep 2003

Hmmm! I've got 312, so why is update manager telling me I'm up to date?

  Djohn 16:40 03 Sep 2003

Latest update is 6.0.515 Flke 313 :o(

  Djohn 16:43 03 Sep 2003

Flke = File! Sorry. Not sure but as I mentioned above, I too was having a few probs last week, then did a fresh download of AVG, now works OK. j.

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