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Can't get AVG Free 2012 to install

by Wanda54 / October 22, 2011 4:48 AM PDT

I have been using AVG Free 2011 with good results, but now it seems unable to successfully update, so I tried downloading AVG Free 2012. When I tell it to open, it pops open the install screen, but then the install apparently fails. I've tried several times, same results every time. How can I get it to replace the 2011 version?

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From where . . .
by Coryphaeus / October 22, 2011 7:05 AM PDT

are you trying to download the installer?

BTW, Avast gets better reviews than AVG, hence, I have moved to Avast.

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Installer downloaded just fine
by Wanda54 / October 22, 2011 1:31 PM PDT
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But when I open the installer and click on 'run', it zips through the first stage and then vanishes without a trace after saying "initializing installer". Zip. Nada. Zilch. End of install and no love. I cannot get the 2011 Free to update, and now the 2012, is playing some kind of game.

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2011 update?
by Coryphaeus / October 22, 2011 10:44 PM PDT

If you have it installed, uninstall it, then try to install 2012.

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