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Offline cheater87

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Can't update Avast Home.
« on: April 25, 2007, 06:27:20 PM »
I click the green update button and the program freezes. It has auto update on so I'll see if it can still auto update, but manual updating isn't working. I installed the newest version from the green popup that said a new version was available. I also tried restarting the computer and that didn't work either.
I have Opera, WOT, K9 Web Protection, Avast Free web shield and Behavior blocker only, Comodo Internet Security 10, and common sense. ^_^

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Re: Can't update Avast Home.
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2007, 06:38:11 PM »
Are there any errors in the avast log viewer (right click the avast icon, select log viewer), Warning or Error sections.

Try a repair of avast. Add Remove programs, select 'avast! Anti-Virus,' click the Change/Remove button and scroll down to Repair, click next and follow. You need to be on-line to do this.
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Re: Can't update Avast Home.
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2007, 07:35:27 PM »
Nothing happens when I do the add remove button for some odd reason.
I have Opera, WOT, K9 Web Protection, Avast Free web shield and Behavior blocker only, Comodo Internet Security 10, and common sense. ^_^

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Re: Can't update Avast Home.
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2007, 08:38:51 PM »
That would tend to indicate that the installation is not good. Allied with your other problem, best to reinstall avast, see below.

Download the latest version of avast http://www.avast.com/eng/programs.html and save it to your HDD, somewhere you can find it again. Use that when you reinstall.

Download the avast! Uninstall Utility, find it here and save it to your HDD so you can find it later.

Now run the uninstall utility, reboot, install the latest version, reboot.
« Last Edit: April 25, 2007, 08:41:56 PM by DavidR »
WinXP ProSP3/ Core2Duo E8300/ 4GB Ram/ avast! free 18.5.2342/ Firefox ESR, uBlock Origin, uMatrix/ MailWasher Pro7.11.0/ DropMyRights/ WinPatrol+/ Drive Image 7.1/ SnagIt 10.0/ avast! mobile security
Windows 10 Home 2004 64bit/ Acer Aspire F15/ Intel Core i5 7200U 2.5GHz, 8GB DDR4 memory, 256GB SSD, 1TB HDD/ avast! free 20.7.2425 (build 20.7.5568.598) UI-1.0.558/ WinPatrol+/ Firefox, uBlock Origin, uMatrix/ MailWasher Pro

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Re: Can't update Avast Home.
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2007, 09:32:20 PM »
Its working now. I had to cut it off to get on the bus. Came home and it updated. That was odd.
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Re: Can't update Avast Home.
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2007, 10:13:31 PM »
Ah computers, don't you just love them ;D
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Windows 10 Home 2004 64bit/ Acer Aspire F15/ Intel Core i5 7200U 2.5GHz, 8GB DDR4 memory, 256GB SSD, 1TB HDD/ avast! free 20.7.2425 (build 20.7.5568.598) UI-1.0.558/ WinPatrol+/ Firefox, uBlock Origin, uMatrix/ MailWasher Pro