Do I have to remove old antivirus before adding ne

  dollymixture 22:07 10 Mar 2008
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Do I need to remove my current antivirus program before downloading a new one? I'm worried my computer will be at risk when I'm getting the new one (if that makes sense)
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  VoG II 22:09 10 Mar 2008

Download the new one (Save, not Run)

Disconnect from the internet

Remove your old AV

Install the new AV

Reconnect to the net

  Fried~Chips 22:09 10 Mar 2008

Yes you need to remove/uninstall your old Anti-virus or any other internet security before installing new.

If you connect via Lan connection and are concerned then I would unplug your Lan/ethernet cable while installing this. Most times though when removing old ones they put your windows firewall back on untill a new product is installed.

  dollymixture 20:36 11 Mar 2008

thanks worked a treat

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