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avg free 9.0 or not ?

by andreneal510 / February 2, 2010 4:13 AM PST

i downloaded AVG free 9.0 and now i am being warned that my protection will expire in a number of days. is this correct? is AVG free edition no longer free? must i upgrade in order to continue using this product? i would appreciate anyone's response.

note: i am using windows xp professional sp3.

thank you.

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Trial
by Dusan_AVG / February 2, 2010 11:25 PM PST
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How to protect my avg setup from my other user
by grlinks / August 12, 2010 5:07 PM PDT
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in my computer i need to set up the password protection to my avg setup( others should not do the changes without my knowledge), how do i do that? can any one help with this regards

grlinks

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Password Protection
by william-robert / August 12, 2010 5:35 PM PDT

I know little bit about this problem if you have to set password for the installation you must be logged in your computer as Administration and make any user account as limited account no any one can install any type of software in your computer whenever they not log in as administration.

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Password Protection
by grlinks / August 12, 2010 6:04 PM PDT
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thank you for your reply , my system we have two administrator(due to some of software not supporting (like wamp server) I've given administrator permission to another user ) so i need to prevent my avg setup from my another user , Can you help me

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RE: Password Protection
by JiriF_AVG AVG Staff / August 12, 2010 7:49 PM PDT
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Hello grlinks,

I'm afraid that it is not possible to prevent other administrator from changing AVG configuration or running AVG setup with AVG Free. You could try using limited user account for him and elevate the needed rights/change permissions for specific files (because of the Wamp server) only.
Commercial versions of AVG contain AVG Remote Administration which can be used for limiting users from changing AVG configuration. More information can be found here:
http://www.avg.com/business-security

Thank you.

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avg free 9.0 or not?
by HP-Graphics / August 13, 2010 6:09 AM PDT
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Hi, Whatever you do, DO NOT BUY AVG 9.0. I purchased it for 2 years and after a few month it stopped working and interfered with other programs. I have spent over 50 hours with their technicians over several month and once fixed it breaks down again after a few days. They also refuse to refund any money after 30 days. I've removed it from my computer a few month ago and ever since have had no problems. AGAIN, DON'T BUY.

HP Graphics

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avg free ver. no problems
by chavivaus / August 14, 2010 10:13 AM PDT
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I've been useing it for about 1.5 yrs without no problems. I belive its great!!!!

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AVG Antivirus Free Edition 9.0
by greenreplica / August 15, 2010 6:31 PM PDT
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AVG Antivirus Free Edition 9.0
Award winning protection to meet your basic security needs
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