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Old 05 September 2008, 04:16 PM
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I am unable to up date this software because of an error message:
Invalid update control CTF file
How can I resolve this ?
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Old 05 September 2008, 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by RobJenks View Post
I am unable to up date this software because of an error message:
Invalid update control CTF file
How can I resolve this ?

have you got the free version?
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Old 06 September 2008, 10:33 PM
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I had something similar earlier in the week. I re-ran the installer and selected the option to repair. Then rebooted and ran the updater and it was OK.

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Old 07 September 2008, 02:02 AM
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bin it and use nod32
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Old 07 September 2008, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by BlkKnight View Post
bin it and use nod32
Amen to that
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Old 07 September 2008, 10:04 PM
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Will either of these run OK on 64 bit Vista ?
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Old 07 September 2008, 10:14 PM
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Nod32 runs fine on 64bit Vista. AVG doesn't work properly on anything
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Old 08 September 2008, 08:20 AM
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avg makes your pc sooo slooow, took mine of and it was like a new pc!
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Old 08 September 2008, 10:54 AM
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lol AVG is fine .. works on 64 bit without any issues
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Old 08 September 2008, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by pimmo2000 View Post
lol AVG is fine .. works on 64 bit without any issues
...apart from the fact that it is dog slow, can easily screw up your registry, and misses loads of viruses of course
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Old 08 September 2008, 11:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Iain Young View Post
...apart from the fact that it is dog slow, can easily screw up your registry, and misses loads of viruses of course
Never caused me a single issue .. maybe its you and your dodgy sites
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Old 08 September 2008, 12:11 PM
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Nope, I've never been infected (I use Nod32). I have had to rescue more than a few customer / relative / friends machines however that have been riddled with viruses, and all had the most up to date version of avg installed. It's not a good piece of software at all, and misses some quite nasty stuff...

You pay what you get for

(I'm sure tha captain of the Titanic was equally sure of himself as you pimmo. After all, he'd been sailing the thing for ages without it sinking once.... )
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Old 08 September 2008, 12:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Iain Young View Post
Nope, I've never been infected (I use Nod32). I have had to rescue more than a few customer / relative / friends machines however that have been riddled with viruses, and all had the most up to date version of avg installed. It's not a good piece of software at all, and misses some quite nasty stuff...

You pay what you get for

(I'm sure tha captain of the Titanic was equally sure of himself as you pimmo. After all, he'd been sailing the thing for ages without it sinking once.... )
We do this everytime someone mentions AVG ...

(I'm sure tha captain of the Titanic was equally sure of himself as you Iain. After all, he'd been sailing the thing for ages without it sinking once.... )
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Old 08 September 2008, 01:32 PM
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I've seen a lot of titanics of the AVG variety sink though. Never seen a Nod32 titanic sink
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Old 09 September 2008, 12:41 PM
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must admit I did used to be a fan of avg, thought it was good with regular updates etc. Its only when I did an online virus check and found a few viruses/trojans that I though otherwise. I use bitdefender now, has decent reviews and is fairly cheap as well
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NOD32 for me, For what it costs its not even worth arguing about
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Use Avast, light install and works fine + free.
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