AVG Anti-virus won't update

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I'm running AVG Free Edition Anti-virus v.7.5 on XP Home SP2

 AVG Anti-virus refuses to update. Normally when I boot up, it says an
update has been downloaded, and I need to restart the computer to
complete the update process. In the past, this has worked fine, but
recently (for about the last week), it hasn't. However many times I
restart, I still get the same message - 'Urgent' - 'virus database out
of date' - 'please restart'.

The only new software I loaded during the last week was a Flash player
update to v. 9

Any ideas what might be the problem?

TIA
Pensive Hamster


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Not really, but uninstalling AVG and reinstalling it is pretty darn quick
and usually works.
PS: Download the newest version first before you uninstall the old one. That
way you do not have to access the Internet without AV protection, if you are
worried about it.



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Thanks, I re-installed as suggested. Actually there is a 'repair
installation' option on the download dialog box, which I selected -
that seems to have done the trick.

Cheeers,
PH


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