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When I try to get AVG Free to update, it just comes up with update CTF file invalid-help me

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You can also try Avira
also free and easy to use!

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There is a new virus detector that is also free. from Avast . com. It is basically the same as AVG. I couldn't download AVG either.

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I have just installed Symantec AntiVirus and installed the updates ok, but when i come to scan the scan engine returned error 0x20000003 comes up any solutions Charmaine


Hello,

Rhis error due to there is a resident virus or your system infexted by virus already. for the main time try to install other antivirus. you can get it here for free: http://free.avg.com/download-avg-anti-virus-free-edition

And then scan your system. You can remove the sysmantec if you like AVG or you can reinstall the symantec if there is no error in your system. remove either of the two antivirus to avoid conflict in the system.

may this help,

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Need antivirus protection-free


Go to www.download.com and download the free AVG antivirus. Its a very good free antivirus program. You just need to download the updates manually.

Thanks

Dec 16, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I HAVE A STRONG VIRUS IN MY COMPUTER


Your antivirus may be corrupted by the virus, or it has not this virus on the latest update

First install an antivirus, update it to latest version , and try doing a full scan: AVG Free - Download AVG

If the antivirus is not enough use an antimalaware that removes more viruses use this one: Spybot - Search & Destroy - Free software download , install, update, and perform a full system scan.

If that is still not enough, the best thing to do is doing a backup of your files, and reinstalling Windows.

Dec 02, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Trying to install avg free, but get 1 error. Action failed for file avgmfx86 sys starting service Error number 0x80070002


You may be infected by the virus Autoit.exe. Have your computer scanned with another antivirus before installing AVG. AVG Free (updated that is) is effective if already installed before the virus attacked. You may download and try a trojan cleaner dedicated for this purpose here.

Sep 19, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I'm trying to download the avg free edition virus software and it is saying i need a vista patch. i don't know what that is or means


Have you run Windows Update? If not, you'll need to do that before installing.

Windows Update is located in the Control Panel at the very bottom.

(Note: on Windows Vista, a prompt called the UAC prompt may come up asking if you want to allow the updates. You MUST click "Allow" or "Continue", whichever it shows, to continue)

Double click on the icon(or single click if that's how you have it set up). On the right side of the window that comes up there should be a button that says "Install Updates" Click on that and let it finish.

It could take a long time, and may need to restart your computer. Try installing AVG again after you update and let me know if that helped.

Aug 18, 2008 | PC Desktops

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In AVG Free the update is missing a bin file?


In AVG Free the update is missing a bin file?

Aug 16, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Avg and windowslive onecare. install 7.5,8.0 or keep windowslive onecare


try to install the nod32 antivirus..
or just dellete the virus through dos comand..if not work..post it again..thanks..

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Problem installing AVG free: error 0x800736b1


Uninstalling and reinstalling normally works. Do you use a regcleaning program at all. would recommend you do as the good ones (Uniblue suite, Regcure, Regmechanic) clean up your registry and removes invalid reg files. So b4 reinstalling AVG try a recleaner first, then re-install. Also try googling your error number as you are not alone with this prob.
Sorry I cant be anymore help.

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My son has installed avg7.5 but i want it off. i tried uninstalling it but it said there is a technical fault and said to come on here could you tell me how to get it off or do it yourself please thanks...


First off: Why Uninstall AVG in the first place: AVG is the BEST AV program availible ! Why ? Because it's fast, easy to update, reliable and I'm using it since the day I got my PC 5-6 years ago. But nevertheless, as requested:

1.) Stop AVG services: To do this click on start, then on run and type in "Services.msc" without the quotes. A new windows will appear, with all the services running on the computer. Now all you have to do is to locate, right-click and "stop" AVG services.

2.) Disable startup options for AVG programs and services: To do this type in "Msconfig" in Run just as the "Services.msc" previously. Remember not to include the quotes. Navigate to the "Services" and the "Startup" tab and "uncheck" any AVG entries you can find.

3.) Close AVG open program files: Press ctrl-alt-del on your keyboard to open the task manager. In the task manager, navigate to the processes Tab. You will find all running processes on the computer. Sort the first coloumn by "image name" then right click and end avg tasks, usually named avg?????

4.) Deleting AVG from your machine: To do this, Navigate to this folder(standard): "C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG7\" . Then select all the files in that folder and click "Shift-del" without the quotes. Confirm deletion. If error comes up, remove the first file from your selection by cntr+left click on the most upper file. Then shift-del again, until the next file "errors". Continue this process until you have reached the end. The reason for some files not wanting to be deleted is simple: Those files are still open, reside in memory and thus cannot be deleted !

5.) Restart your machine; Navigate to the AVG folder again after restart, and delete the remaining AVG files which are all closed now. Remeber to remove the $VAULT.AVG$ hidden folders, as they are the avg vaults.

6.) You have removed all traces and movement of AVG from your machine :(

Apr 17, 2008 | PC Desktops

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