AVG Anti-Virus System 7.0

  Jester2K II 12:46 11 Jun 03
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AVG 7 is on its way.

I have had e-mail confirmation that there WILL BE a FREE VERSION of AVG 7.

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Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for your email.
Yes, we will have a AVG 7 as free version, more information about
this you can find at our web page.

Best regards,

Robert Kapp
AVG Technical Support

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Now I can't find specific information relating to AVG 7 Free Edition but this link is all i can find so far....

click here

This news has made my day. I've briefly tried AVG 7 and i think the 200 kb downloads will be more benficial than the 3 mb ones to update. the interface is OK but i didn't havwe time to run an extensive test.

  Djohn 12:52 11 Jun 03

That's good news, thank-you. j.

  rawprawn 12:53 11 Jun 03

Well spotted Jester 2K 11

  Jester2K II 15:24 11 Jun 03

Well been running it for the last two hours or so. Interface is really starting to get in my **** and is nowhere near as user friendly as the old version 6. Apart from that it seems pretty much the same (except for the Shrek type character on the VIRUS FOUND message box!!!)

Updates are smaller - 300kb instead of 3 Mb

I still can't make a rescue disk under Win XP Home!!

Full system scan times - not much change in time over AVG 6

  Gaz 25 16:37 11 Jun 03
  Gaz 25 16:51 11 Jun 03

Important notices

AVG 6.0 Free Edition is available in English language only.

AVG 6.0 Free Edition offer is valid for all single home and non-commercial end users Worldwide.

AVG 6.0 Free Edition CAN NOT BE INSTALLED ON SERVERS FOR ANY REASON. IT CAN NOT BE INSTALLED IN ANY NETWORKED ENVIRONMENT! < WHY NOT.

And I though CAPS was shouting!

I have 5 networked PC's, why can I not do that?

  Jester2K II 16:54 11 Jun 03

"valid for all single home users" The word single is the key here

I suspect you could use it on all the PCs but not on any acting as a server. Its their license they are giving you for free. Up to them what they can let you do with it...

  powerless 16:54 11 Jun 03

They want you to pay for it.

5 computers - small buisness enviroment?

Not for PERSONAL use.

  Gaz 25 16:59 11 Jun 03

They are at home.

  Gaz 25 17:00 11 Jun 03

When is it avaliable then?

  Jester2K II 17:11 11 Jun 03

AVG AntiVirus 7.0 is scheduled to be Generally Available in July.

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