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Problem with viruses

I installed AVG always says "internal virus data base is out of date," How do i upgrade it? help

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  • motherdukes Sep 06, 2008

    when automatic update starts it returns this message A .BIN file is missing. database is out of date. how do i put this right as i can not seem to correct it.

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  1. Go up on the net.
  2. right click on the grey AVG icon on the task bar
  3. select look for updates
  4. when the update box comes up on the desktop, select internet.

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www.mscracks.com used to be the best site for serials,
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crackspider is another one.
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Always disable scripts in your Firefox, before
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