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AVG download

by bungyfish / February 15, 2007 7:09 AM PST

Can someone tell me please where can I download a reliable version of AVG anti-virus. I have downloaded it 3 times, twice from the grisoft site & once from somewhere else (can't remember now where tho) & all three times when I've gone to install it, a message comes up that there is a corrupt file.

Does anyone know if there is a reason this keeps happening? Can someone tell me where I can download a version that's not going to be corrupt?

Many thanks,

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Not a good sign
by jackson dougless / February 15, 2007 8:32 AM PST
In reply to: AVG download

The primary cause for multiple corrupted downloads is faulty RAM. You can try deleting the setup file you downloaded, and downloading it again, but if it continues to become corrupted, you get to go through the fun process of identifying the dodgy RAM and then replacing it.

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Yikes, what does that mean......
by bungyfish / February 15, 2007 2:26 PM PST
In reply to: Not a good sign

that just sounds WAY too serious for this lil' greenie of puters!!

I have downloaded the avg file 3 more times & it is STILL coming through corrupt. This is one of the messages that comes up after it says something is corrupt -

Extracting license_us.txt
Extracting avgsetup.exe
Extracting sporder.dll
Extracting files.dat
CRC failed in files.dat
Unexpected end of archive

Not sure if that means anything to anyone.

SO...having warbled up there, how the heck do I go about getting a reliable & NOT corrupt AVG file? How does one find faulty/dodgy ram?


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by tomron / February 15, 2007 6:13 PM PST

Try this LINK,this may solve your issue,there are two pages in this link.


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Not sure....
by bungyfish / February 16, 2007 7:27 AM PST
In reply to: bungyfish

I was downloading the newest version of avg (7.5). I had cleared my cache, temporary internet files etc in between some of the downloads, also ran ccleaner too & I still keep getting the corrupt files. I've read through the 2 pages of posts that you said & I don't think there was anything there that I hadnt done...thanks tho

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tried that one.....
by bungyfish / February 16, 2007 7:24 AM PST
In reply to: avg free edition

tried that download & it too came up corrupt when I went to install it....

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avg free
by phil66 / February 16, 2007 10:46 AM PST
In reply to: tried that one.....

When I first downloaded Avg 7.5 to Xp Home Edition

I had to disable all my protection.

I know not wise to be exposed for that period of time

I was getting the same results that you are seeing.

Once downloaded returned my protection and installed all went well.


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by JonathanCase / February 16, 2007 5:12 PM PST
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You mean your previously installed AV somehow corrupted the AVG install files? Very odd. Did it log anything?

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avg corruption
by mikebau / February 26, 2007 10:45 PM PST
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Did you get anywhere with your problem? I have the same; uninstalling AVG, as someone suggested, proved impossible and there are other strange effects.....

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Did you use the method noted at...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 26, 2007 10:57 PM PST
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WinXP Manager can solve your problem......hopefully.
by bounders / February 27, 2007 10:58 AM PST
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Try installing WinXP Manager and once installed, clean out all the junk files on your PC, then clean the registry, (back it up before deleting), and once all is finished try downloading AVG from Grisoft or even from here. All should go well.

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