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Cant update my avg anti virus

Wen i try to update my anti virus have dialog box appear and it say "an error occured when trying to connect to the server. The server name cannot be converted to the IP address" what is that mean?i already check my connection and its connected..i dnt know wat else i can do to this my problem..hope u can help me

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  • MollyK333 Mar 14, 2009

    avg will not update(free home version). message is "cannot connect to avg server." my dsl connection is working fine. when i go to avg home site the story is the same for downloading update, even tho i can go to avg's home site no problem. is it avg or me?

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2009

    i have the same problem with molly



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If you're sure that there was an Internet connection to your computer when the error came about, if I were you I would reinstall the software.

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you can also install www.malwarebyes.org as additional anti-virus software , this is free as well


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