what does this AVG message mean?

  palinka 20:55 07 Feb 2009
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MY neighbour said she had a problem with Free AVG8; when I looked I found it was flashing an error message that Link scanner was inactive (may always have been); it's now activated but now updating fails with error message “invalid binary update file”.
Her virus database version was the same as mine at noon-ish today: 270.10.19/1938, so probably there were no updates to receive at that time but the message puzzles me; can anyone shed any light, please.

  lotvic 20:59 07 Feb 2009

take your pick of solutions and explanations from google click here

  palinka 21:06 07 Feb 2009

thanks, lotvic.
should have explained more clearly - it's the "invalid binary update file” message that puzzles me.

  brundle 22:14 07 Feb 2009

Apologies for using the same method but it's a waste to look it up and retype it eh

click here

Third link

  ashdav 01:05 08 Feb 2009

Try a manual update then do another one immediately after.
Keep your eye open for the small popup at the lower right of the screen.

  palinka 09:58 08 Feb 2009

thank you both; I'll try what you suggest.

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