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Author Topic: AVG [STILL] free 2007  (Read 2933 times)

tomos

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AVG [STILL] free 2007
« on: November 14, 2006, 02:00:46 AM »
AVG anti-virus are bringing out a new version (7.5, cost $29.95)
&,
as of 15th January 2007 are discontinuing the current free version. [edit: see post]

http://www.grisoft.c...g-75-free-free75cnv/

[didn't know should this go in software or living room  :-\ :) ]
Tom
« Last Edit: November 14, 2006, 04:47:00 AM by tomos »

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Re: AVG no longer free 2007
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2006, 04:28:00 AM »
There is a free AVG 7.5.
Only AVG 7.1 is discontinued.

Download: http://free.grisoft.com/doc/39791
« Last Edit: November 14, 2006, 04:31:01 AM by AdIyhc »

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Re: AVG no longer free 2007
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2006, 04:45:20 AM »
ahhh
I got a popup window on rebooting with link above -
that lead me to believe the only option was to buy.
Was wondering why no-one else had posted about it.

Got to get better at reading the small print!
Tom

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Re: AVG [STILL] free 2007
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2006, 07:26:01 PM »
yes, the small print does matter.. :)
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Re: AVG [STILL] free 2007
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2006, 08:15:00 PM »
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FYI...

- http://secunia.com/advisories/22811/
Release Date: 2006-11-14
Critical: Highly critical
Impact: Unknown, DoS, System access
Where: From remote
Solution Status: Vendor Patch
Software:
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 7.x *
AVG Antivirus 6.x
AVG Antivirus Professional
AVG Antivirus Server
...The vulnerabilities are reported in AVG Antivirus software versions prior to 7.1.407.
Solution:
Update to the latest version...
Original Advisory: Grisoft:
http://www.grisoft.c...365/lng/us/tpl/tpl01 ..."

(Or, upgrade to v7.5 -> * http://free.grisoft....#avg-anti-virus-free )
Source: http://www.castlecop...postlite171968-.html

Remember to upgrade asap. :D