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Updating avg Have avg 8.0. looked at it and it says my computer isn't protected. when i click on updating it, it pops up a thing saying...invalid update ctf file. it won't update by itself like my wife's does. we checked hers and mine and the settings are all the same in the manager part. we aren't very good at this kind of thing. would appreciate any help you can give us.

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  • cozycove1 Oct 24, 2008

    thanks, but that just took us to the avg manager which we able to get by right clicking on the avg icon. we ended up having to uninstall avg and reinstall it again. we wanted the free version 8.0 and you couldn't get that by going to the download you had suggested.

    thanks again for the help


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To fix this problem follow these steps:
1. Navigate to:
WinXP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Avg8\update\download

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