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Avg Free Ver.8 And Vista


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#1 garmanma

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 08:26 PM

In case you haven't noticed, AVG is retiring ver 7.5. You must uninstall it to install ver.8
AVG Free ver.8
This article Here says there might be a problem downloading it for Vista. According to the article, if you have a problem there is a patch HERE

Edited by garmanma, 02 May 2008 - 08:32 PM.

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 09:31 PM

I downloaded Ver. 8 and it my impression it is only free for 30 days. Am i correct.
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Posted 03 May 2008 - 06:51 AM

It's free according to the documentation here: http://free.grisoft.com/ww.download?prd=afe#tba3

The links on the page are confusing, and if you click the wrong one you'll get the trial version of Internet Security.
Here's the link for the correct download: http://www.download.com/AVG-Anti-Virus-Fre...&tag=button
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Posted 03 May 2008 - 12:38 PM

When AVG 8 was released it said that its free for lifetime (downloads.com) but after 2 days, software update was pushed and it became 30 days trial, this was not Internet security.
Then as soon as avast's new version launched..in few days AVG launched Free AVG 8 anti virus.

Edited by Phiscous, 03 May 2008 - 12:39 PM.


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Posted 03 May 2008 - 02:25 PM

Thanks folks for reply. Guess I am getting to old to catch the obvious. Downloaded using your advice and everything works fine.
Thanks again:
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Posted 04 May 2008 - 10:49 AM

I installed AVG 8 7 managed to get expiry date in Dec 2008, I found it slowed my pc down so much I deleted it & my pc took on a whole new life again. I went for Eset Nod32 which does a wonderful job & doesn't slow pc times

My advice ditch Avg this latest version boggs things down.

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Posted 04 May 2008 - 12:19 PM

Is Eset Nod32 free? i don't think so.
I am looking for something free..any suggestions?

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Posted 06 May 2008 - 10:05 PM

you can try comoda a/v its free and low on resource's

www.comodo.com

or

Avast - http://www.avast.com/eng/download-avast-home.html

Edited by yankeebean, 06 May 2008 - 10:06 PM.


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Posted 07 May 2008 - 01:44 AM

I installed AVG 8 7 managed to get expiry date in Dec 2008, I found it slowed my pc down so much I deleted it & my pc took on a whole new life again. I went for Eset Nod32 which does a wonderful job & doesn't slow pc times

My advice ditch Avg this latest version boggs things down.

Dave

Curious. I have always used AvgFree mainly because of its unobtrusiveness.

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Posted 10 May 2008 - 04:14 PM

as these comments are on an Vista thread

ermmm..

http://antivirus.comodo.com/

note

system requirements section NOT for vista :huh:

I had hoped I might have found a program I too can use but .....

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Posted 11 May 2008 - 11:10 AM

Avira Antivirus is free. There is a professional version, which is lower in price than most antivirus applications.
http://www.free-av.com/

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