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AV's Will Not Update

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Old 11-13-2009
KenP
 

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AV's Will Not Update
Running XP Home and IE 8 - I removed Norton AV and installed Comodo AV, which
would not update. I uninstalled Comodo and reinstalled w/same issue. Removed
and installed two other AV's (PC Tools & another) and neither would update.
Neither gave error msg #, just that updates would not run. I ended up
w/Comodo and using the manual update mode.

Does anyone have a clue as to why none of the AV's will update? Thanks in
advance.

KenP
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Old 11-13-2009
David B.
 

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Re: AV's Will Not Update
What does this have to do with Internet Explorer?

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"KenP" <KenP@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:7527A772-B8DA-4E30-8B5C-2318661A69CD@microsoft.com...
> Running XP Home and IE 8 - I removed Norton AV and installed Comodo AV,
> which
> would not update. I uninstalled Comodo and reinstalled w/same issue.
> Removed
> and installed two other AV's (PC Tools & another) and neither would
> update.
> Neither gave error msg #, just that updates would not run. I ended up
> w/Comodo and using the manual update mode.
>
> Does anyone have a clue as to why none of the AV's will update? Thanks in
> advance.
>
> KenP


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Old 11-13-2009
Tom Willett
 

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Re: AV's Will Not Update

"KenP" <KenP@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:7527A772-B8DA-4E30-8B5C-2318661A69CD@microsoft.com...
: Running XP Home and IE 8 - I removed Norton AV and installed Comodo AV,
which
: would not update. I uninstalled Comodo and reinstalled w/same issue.
Removed
: and installed two other AV's (PC Tools & another) and neither would
update.
: Neither gave error msg #, just that updates would not run. I ended up
: w/Comodo and using the manual update mode.
:
: Does anyone have a clue as to why none of the AV's will update? Thanks in
: advance.
:
: KenP

Check with the forums and support pages of the AVs?


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Old 11-14-2009
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 

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Re: AV's Will Not Update
Was your NAV subscription still current when you uninstalled it?

Did you run the Norton Removal Tool *after* uninstalling NAV and *before*
installing Comodo AV?


KenP wrote:
> Running XP Home and IE 8 - I removed Norton AV and installed Comodo AV,
> which would not update. I uninstalled Comodo and reinstalled w/same issue.
> Removed and installed two other AV's (PC Tools & another) and neither
> would
> update. Neither gave error msg #, just that updates would not run. I ended
> up w/Comodo and using the manual update mode.
>
> Does anyone have a clue as to why none of the AV's will update? Thanks in
> advance.


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