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AVG Free

by dawillie / September 17, 2009 9:58 AM PDT

Running AVG Free 8.5.409.

AVG 8.5.412 became available on 07 Sept. 09 and I believe that was for paid subscribers first as traditionally us free users have access to it a week later.

Today I noted that AVG 8.5.416 is now available presumably for paid subscribers first.

My concern is that I am now two versions behind.

I note that the file is a *.bin file.

Can someone help with how to extract and where this should be installed?



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Re: AVG Free
by Marianna Schmudlach / September 17, 2009 11:39 AM PDT
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David, it's not for free version
by Donna Buenaventura / September 17, 2009 3:25 PM PDT
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T/ Y to Marianne and Donna
by dawillie / September 18, 2009 1:32 AM PDT

Marianne the manual update procedure was very informative.

Donna thank you for clarifying that the free version I have is the most recent.

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(NT) You're welcome, David :)
by Donna Buenaventura / September 18, 2009 9:56 AM PDT
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avg free program updates release
by Jiri_AVG AVG Staff / September 30, 2009 6:47 PM PDT
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The Free program updates are not linked with the PRO. This means, that AVG Pro may be higher version in some point, where AVG Free is lower version.

But don't worry, we still aim to ensure best protection and latest updates are provided in the soonest possible timeframe, which is usually days ;).


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Thank you
by dawillie / October 6, 2009 3:03 AM PDT

Today 06 October 09, AVG FRee version 8.5.420 became available.

However, the information on the website


is hopelessly inaccurate.

Can this be fixed?

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website fixed
by Jiri_AVG AVG Staff / October 7, 2009 12:23 AM PDT
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New website design has just been launched and it might have been resulting in temporary errors, which should be fixed by now.

Can you please re-check?


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Just went there and
by dawillie / October 7, 2009 1:21 AM PDT
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