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Avg update for dell computer

Avg will down lod but will not update even with firewall turned off

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It's probably not your fault. AVG has frequent update server outages, sometimes lasting days. If it's still not working Monday I'd remove AVG and install Avast ( or one of the other free ones ) and see if that will update. If so, AVG is the culprit. I gave up on AVG a while ago for just these reasons.

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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Wow, this is a big answer. There are many free virus protection programs but I've compiled a list of free, great quality, and awesome protection anti-virus programs for your solution.

Free Anti-Virus:
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