Home > AVG Free 2011 Reboot Request

AVG Free 2011 Reboot Request

According to event viewer user "Marge" rebooted it. Where AVG loses ground to its rival Avast! Situation is still the same with connection to server failed.

March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: Update fails #11 Top jagger Novice Join Date: 31.3.2009 Posts: 34 We run each free antivirus program through a series of Performance Tests to see the impact it has on a standard computer. my review here

The LinkScanner feature, for example, actively checks Web content for threats. Some of the executables in the firewall permissions list don't appear among those in the AVG 8 folder (avgam.exe, avgnsx.exe) Firewall has no provision for 'safe' Internet addresses. I'll post that direction if its needed.

March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: Update fails #17 Top trave Senior Join Date: 31.3.2009 Posts: 31 I have had Video Tips You may need to load your PC in Safe Mode to remove AVG 2012 files and registry values leftovers, then to completely uninstall Avg Anti Virus Free Edition 2012.

Thanks to rdsok and Anoqoq for patience and help

Go to Select AVG Forums General Information Information AVG ZEN AVG Zen Dashboard In the 2nd test, the Proactive Test, AVG again received a 2-Star rating. It's not ideal, but it will work and prevent popups and reboots during the work week. -Joe 0 Poblano OP djond Aug 12, 2011 at 8:42 UTC Mike3887 - I set up my install to do program updates on Friday night and then set up a scheduled task to reboot Saturday morning.

Co-authors: 17 Updated: Views:102,890 Quick Tips Related ArticlesHow to Install AVG Free Edition 2011How to Fix an Avg Uninstalling ProblemHow to Manually Uninstall Norton Antivirus 2012How to Remove the Recycle Bin Thanks to rdsok and Anoqoq for patience and help

Go to Select AVG Forums General Information Information AVG ZEN AVG Zen Dashboard Wait for a couple of minutes. 9. Wait for a couple of minutes. 7.

Finally turn back on your computer.

March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: Update fails #9 Top jennie Senior Join Date: 31.3.2009 Posts: 30 To clarify about my As AVG explains on its (poorly written) FAQ pages, Online Shield scans file downloads initiated from the Web and through Instant Messaging services, such as Google Chat and Yahoo! Despite these tests being run on AVG's Internet Security software, they are useful when evaluating AVG's more basic antivirus program since they test the software's Protection and Repair capabilities against Viruses Allowed 8 free to do the uninstall of 7.5 Have since uninstalled/ repaired a few times but still the update refuses to work Update server shown as http://guru.avg.com/softw/80free/update/ Downloaded updates to

but its is a lenghty process but if the SR trick doesn't work.. In their recent antivirus testing in 2010, AVG received a 14.5 / 18 score on the Windows 7 platform. Used by over 110 million users, AVG was once the premier free antivirus program available but has lost ground in recent years to Avast! Thank you. March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: Update fails #5 Top jonath Senior Join Date: 31.3.2009 Posts: 32 Sorry for omissions - now collected here I hope.

Wait for a couple of minutes. 9. While AVG may be a great free antivirus solution - it's commercial version fails to impress against the much stiffer competition in the paid antivirus market. This is especially an issue on our terminal server because all of the users logged on receive the pop-up notification to restart the server. Also, I keep getting a pop-up stating that a restart is required.

By default, the application checks for new updates every day between 5pm and 7pm. this page ICSA is an independent organization that sets standards for security products and certifies anti-virus software. Turn off any router or hub that your computer may be plugged into. 3. EDIT Edit this Article Home » Categories » Computers and Electronics » Software » Install & Uninstall Software ArticleEditDiscuss Edit ArticlewikiHow to Uninstall AVG Antivirus Free Edition 2012 Four Methods:Step OneStep

Problem persists March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: Update fails #3 Top kateline Novice Join Date: 31.3.2009 Posts: 31 You didn't provide us all the information that we About this wikiHow How helpful is this? Join Now Hi, Anyone else running AVG 2011 on their servers? http://bgmediaworld.com/avg-free/av-protection-2011-virus.php NOTE: Recent updates to some versions of Windows won't allow this util to backup the registry so ignore any errors you may get and perform the registry backup manually if needed.

Previously had AVG 7.5 free with no trouble to update automatically regularly. Wait for a couple of minutes. 7. Would it make sense to System Restore to before the first attempt at installing AVG 8 Free then un-install AVG 7.5 free before again downloading a fresh copy of AVG 8

AVG passed the most recent VB100 test (December, 2010), and has passed the last 18 tests dating back to August, 2007.

As discussed in our AVG Anti-Virus 2011 review (commercial version), most of AVG's written content is written in substandard English, and is hard to navigate. Ashampoo firewall used normally but it makes no difference if switched off. A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. This includes links posted to a user's profile or wall on Facebook and MySpace (but not Twitter?).

Free is in its sub-standard Performance, and poorly written Help Files and overall mediocre support offerings. Probably about once per week. Wait for a couple of minutes. 5. useful reference PudgyChickenJan 24, 2011, 9:24 PM Hello,I have a Windows 7 Ultimate system with AVG Free 2011 running on it.

Uninstalled Ashampo firewall and up dates now work. Search hidden files and folders Search tape backup 8 9 Click Search. Thanks Manish Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: AVG Updates always ask for a reboot The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. two can cause issues.

Turn off the cable/dsl modem. 4. Problem persists March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: Update fails #3 Top kateline Novice Join Date: 31.3.2009 Posts: 31 You didn't provide us all the information that we Turn off the computer. 2. Log in to AVG MyAccount AVG Forums Forum Search Login Register Join Beta Program!

The firewall warns me that I'm then not protected until I restart. However, it doesn't actually clean all this up. One oddity about AVG Help is that an HTML version of the help guide isn't available online - their online help manual is only available in PDF format. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

Read http://forums.avg.com/ww.avg-free-forum?sec=thread&act=show&id=371, provide all of the information mentioned in that post so that we may help you properly. Join in the conversation now!Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion AVG Updates always ask for a reboot by seowork1 / February 23, 2011 6:55 PM PST Hi Guys !!!I have used By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks. AVG Free AntiVirus scored a total of 48 out of 96 points when compared to the other antivirus programs tested.

Please try again now or at a later time. by seowork1 / February 25, 2011 9:17 PM PST In reply to: Strange. Spybot resident usually on but makes no difference if switched off Previously had AVG 7.5 with no troubles at all Allowed AVG 8 Free to uninstal 7.5 March 31, 2009 Need Help Avg stop scan problem solved Laptop dropped, Auto restart and Freezing while playing games.