Updating database in avg 8 5

S (initially), and Vundo (after a few days of updates).I can tell you that it has disabled access to Safe Mode, my Control Panel, and Mozilla Firefox. I wish not to hear how great an anti-virus program is, no matter how many awards they have received, if their technical teams take weeks to respond to trouble.Even in Internet Explorer, there are sites it will let you go to, and sites it won't (and AVG is one that it won't). It is in areas like tech support where you REALLY find out how good a particular company is.At this point, 'F' is way too high of a grade for the Grisoft people. Again, I will gladly forward whatever files for you if you believe it will help.

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Quit the free ride and get a decent AV or better still, the Mc Afee security suite! Hi I had some similar problems with AVG 8 but I have battled past them and I now swear by it I have dumped all my other spyware as with its dual roll AV and AS I find im covered I did have the latest spybot but they kept clashing so spybot went as AVG 8 was finding stuff that spybot was missing and avg 8 does it every day on auto so senior moments are no longer a worry I have found that the only safe place to get AVG 8 is from Grisoft under the partners download link there is a small line of text that allows you to download direct from AVG that gives you the most up to date version and I find it only takes one update on install I did find that on other sites there was an error in the file as to the failure to update I agree a clean install will help On two occasions I've had Resident Shield go inactive. In both cases I rebooted my system and that cured the problem.Soooooooooo, I guess I should try to restore to a more recent checkpoint. Windows Security Center says my virus protection is off. Double clicked and try to open AVG but nothing happens. I'll check the Mozilla version 3 issue but I'm getting worried. Tried to remove him but got following:---------------------------------------Installation failed!(the following was found in "Details"Installer initialization failed due to following error: Error: @Avg Error Code_0x0253 %FILE% = "C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8" @Avg Error Code_0x0020----------------------------------------------I was able to download AVG** (which prompts me to setup AVG).Windows XP version 2002 SP2 home edition AMD Athlon(tm) XP 1800 1.53Ghz, 512 mb of RAMAVG 8.0.138 shows that the database for anti-virus and anti-spyware component are outdated (and not active). Some components report an error."I click on Update Now but there are no new updates.-----------------------------------------------------Ever since I installed the new Spybot, the whole registry change permission is confusing me.