AVG Anti-Spyware

  anattam 16:55 25 Feb 07

Dear all,
Does anybody know how to set the AVG to automatic update. In my PC, the button is inactive, I can not tick the checkbox. I have to update it manually.
Please kindly give me an advice.
BKK Thailand

  chub_tor 16:57 25 Feb 07

Yes you have to pay - the automatic update is not available in the free edition.

  Annie A 17:18 25 Feb 07

I have recently updated my free AVG to version 7.5.446 and it updates daily - right click on the AVG icon - select 'Launch AVG Control Centre' and from there select 'Schedule Tasks@


  Stuartli 17:30 25 Feb 07

You may be confusing AVG AV with AVG AntiSpyware - after a 14 day trial updates have to be done manually if you prefer to use it FOC.

  anattam 12:14 26 Feb 07

"avgas-setup-" is the name of the program I used for installing AVG Anti-Spyware. I have 2 computers at home, one is a desktop PC, the other is a notebook. For my notebook this program can update itself, while my PC can not. I have just formatted my notebook, so I will wait for another 14 days to see whether I have to update it manually or not. A bunchfull of thanks for kind advices.

  Stuartli 12:36 26 Feb 07

avgas-setup represents AVG + AntiSpyware (plus setup).

I tried the latest update but it still won't update automatically now following the period of grace.

  birdface 12:40 26 Feb 07

Stuartli is correct,You will have to download Up-Dates Manually.It is Avg Anti-Virus that downloads automatically.

  bretsky 13:40 26 Feb 07

In the AVG Anti-Spyware' control panel (Status) to the right where it says Your license, it will say version which is " Plus" and premium support-yes and premium updates-yes.

This is the full two year license version, & updates everyday for me(672 days to it runs out)

bretsky ;0)

  bretsky 13:41 26 Feb 07

Should be "till it runs out"

bretsky ;0)

  Stuartli 16:34 26 Feb 07

Both Premium Support and Premium Updates have No alongside them in my case.

Have you had it installed for more than 14 days?

  bretsky 18:23 27 Feb 07

Yes, I installed the program from the PCA Jan 2007 DVD and then applied for(paid for) a 2 year license and then as soon as you get the license key via email you just copy and paste your key number where its says your license and it automatically changes both Premium Support and Premium Updates with tech support.

bretsky ;0)

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