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Free antivirus how do i put antivirus on my new acer aspire one web book.i tried avg but it wont open. please help i am at my wits end as i have purchaced 3 of these for xmas preasants help !!!

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  • liamlee07 Jan 13, 2009

    thank you verry much for this imformation i am verry happy . christine . uk

  • liamlee07 Jan 26, 2009

    hi since i deleted avg on 1 of my acer aspire one web books the volume has gone missing does any one have a clue what to do ,its still showing the volume on the screen but no sound can anyone help me also it wont send e.mails any help would be much appreciated thanx christine .contact .liamlee07@hotmail.co.uk.

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Hi,

You can try installing Avast anti virus from this link:

http://www.download.com/avast-Home-Edition/3000-2239_4-10019223.html?tag=contentBody;mostPopTwoColWrap&cdlPid=10888427

But I would suggest you to remove the corrupt AVG first from Start>Control program>Add or remove programs

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Try avast home, its free also and alot better then avg

www.avast.com

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