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AVast cannot update, please help


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#1 YesImOtto

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 12:28 AM

I uninstalled Avast with the hope of installing BitDefender free trial....but dont worry - it is so big, my internet is so slow. So I cannot install BD...

Anyway, I just reinstalled Avast again, and after everything is done, I tried updating but it is stuck on

"Initializing, please wait..."

It has been like that for almost 1 hour now. I did some research, and there is a fix for that, but apparently mine is a different case, therefore the fix did not help.

My program version is 7.0.1426


Please help, this has never happened before. Only because I uninstalled and reinstalled it.

Thanks you!!

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 11:41 AM

What if you try Manually
http://www.avast.com/download-update
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Posted 05 June 2012 - 07:03 AM

Fix utility for corrupted avast! v6/v7 installations

if you have problems with "hung" updates in your avast! installations, please use this tool:
http://public.avast.com/supp/FixUpdate.exe


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