AVG update download failed

  Puddle 16:36 10 Feb 2009
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This appears to be happening again. Autopmatic update has failed for the last few days. I am in the free version 8 on XP.
I tried reinstalling but that did nothing.System Restore was no help either.
What newxt, please?

  pj1664 16:38 10 Feb 2009

It happends sometime to me as well, just launch avg manually and update manually. that does work. try it.

  Puddle 16:58 10 Feb 2009

Tried to update manually but got the same failed message

  eedcam 18:55 10 Feb 2009

Half the time there aint an update available the dumb thing is just trying to connect to check regular pain in the butt

  User-1229748 18:59 10 Feb 2009

apologies if you already knew puddle but avg free doesn't have anti rootkit protection whereas avira free and avast both do and may be a better option these days :o)

  MAT ALAN 19:03 10 Feb 2009

For those of you that are happy with AVG
I use this...
click here

  Sea Urchin 19:07 10 Feb 2009

.....but does not support Vista

  IClaudio 19:08 10 Feb 2009

Yes, I'm happy with AVG.

So...err... why would we want to try something else?

Confused... (not for the first time)

  IClaudio 19:09 10 Feb 2009

Ah yes, THAT's why we wouldn't want it ;)

  Sea Urchin 19:16 10 Feb 2009

MAT ALAN is happy with AVG (as am I) but it famously does not have root kit protection. So he suggests Sophos Anti Rootkit in addition to AVG.

  MAT ALAN 19:23 10 Feb 2009

ERR!!! yea wot Sea Urchin sed...

sorry, didn't explain myself too clearly there...

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