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Offline johnwey

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Not happy
« on: April 07, 2004, 05:55:47 AM »
My Nortons ran out, and I hated how it takes over everywhere, so I downloaded Avast Pro.

From that moment on, I can't print from Outlook Express, and I regularly have to print emails for work, and certain web pages go through the process of loading, but are completely blank!

One of these is the Microsoft Update page.

I installed Mozilla Firefox which solved the problem, except for Windows updates, which Billy Gates says I must get though IE.

But I still can't print my emails.

Avast Pro has been completely uninstalled, and I'm running AVG for the minute.

I'm running Win2000, IE6, Firefox .8 and OE6, 2.6Mhz AND processor and a gig of 400Mhz RAM

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Re:Not happy
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2004, 06:08:20 AM »
Unfortunately, Norton still leaves a nasty footprint that may interfere with the installation of Avast.  Please refer to "Technical's" tried and true method of removing Norton from you computer.  Around here, Norton is the equivalent of malware once the user has no further use for it.

http://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=2%3baction=display%3bthreadid=1687
« Last Edit: April 07, 2004, 06:08:45 AM by Culpeper »
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Re:Not happy
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2004, 06:11:46 AM »
Did you uninstall (and clear) your system of Norton before installing avast?
Both antivirus at the same machine are incompatible...

But it's quite strange for me... avast should not interfere with printing...  :-\

Did you make a search on the board for printing problems?
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Offline Culpeper

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Re:Not happy
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2004, 06:14:31 AM »
Hello, Technical.  Well, he was online and now he's not.  I hope he comes back later.
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Re:Not happy
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2004, 06:15:34 AM »
culpeper,

I was looking for Technicals info/link the other day.

Thanks.  I needed it for another post.  It works!

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Re:Not happy
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2004, 06:35:31 AM »
Well, I've run the Norton's program to uninstall properly, and RegClean, RegCleaner PLUS RegSupreme, but still can't print emails and still get blank pages in IE6.

Can't think of anything else to try . . .

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Re:Not happy
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2004, 06:40:50 AM »
Did you try running the repair option for IE6?
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Re:Not happy
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2004, 06:44:51 AM »
You may need to rollback IE6.  I hope not.  I hate having to do that.  I've had to do it once.
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And every man knew, as the Captain did, too,
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Re:Not happy
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2004, 07:00:02 AM »
Jeees!

Ten years of receiving emails, and I've never heard of either of those things!

:o)

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Re:Not happy
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2004, 07:12:11 AM »
You can run the IE repair program through the add/remove program icon in the control panel.
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And a wave broke over the railing
And every man knew, as the Captain did, too,
T'was the witch of November come stealing.

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Re:Not happy
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2004, 07:13:50 AM »

Select Microsoft Internet Explorer and then select repair.
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And a wave broke over the railing
And every man knew, as the Captain did, too,
T'was the witch of November come stealing.

Offline johnwey

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Re:Not happy
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2004, 07:43:48 AM »
Now there's something:

It won't run! Just gives me a blank window and a line of text describing what you can do in the Add/Remove programs section.

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Re:Not happy
« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2004, 08:09:21 AM »
Try downloading and running the AvClear4 program: http://www.avast.com/i_idt_1336.html
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Re:Not happy
« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2004, 08:15:50 AM »
Seems like Avast.com's off the air for now -- I'll try later (neither your link, nor the link to their home page, works at present)

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