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Trouble Downloading New Security Programs And Game Trials

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#1 albaincanada


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Posted 22 September 2007 - 02:57 PM

I just bought a new laptop with XP (sorry, don't trust Vista yet) a month ago with a free Norton trial installed. I've now sucessfully removed Norton using the uninstall tool. I've done a search to check that all the Norton stuff was gone, and all I could find was the unistall programs, which I've now deleted.

I've installed AVG free and am currently running Windows firewall until I can get a better firewall to install.

I was trying to download zonealarm free but it won't install, I just get an error message halfway through saying server not responding and can't find the msi packet or patch. I was told on another forum that zonealarm have just provided a new updated version, which won't install and to try comodo instead. Tried that, it's started but doesn't seem to be doing anything. The little piece of paper is moving in the download box the bar at the bottom (download %) is moving.

I was also trying to download ad-aware. That won't install either. Same happens as with the comodo.

I've also been unable to download any game trials, the same happens as with comodo.

Do I need to adjust some settings somewhere? I've never had any problems downloading on other computers.

Any ideas??


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#2 garmanma


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Posted 22 September 2007 - 04:29 PM

Clear all the cookies and temp files and check the security settings in your browser, set to medium. Also the settings in the XP firewall
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