AVG not reconising Dial-up connection

  prb 21:45 24 Mar 04

I am running AVG free edition on Win 98 SE. When I try to run update manager, I eventually get a message to say that AVG couldn't find a connection, even though I have a dial-up connection active.

Is there a setting somewher that I can check?

  GroupFC 21:50 24 Mar 04

This is a frequent problem with AVG, I think because so many have it the servers get very busy!

It took me about three attempts to get the latest update this evening. I think you just have to keep trying.

  woodt 21:53 24 Mar 04

Call me cynical but I had the free version and also had problems connecting. I thought the product was good enought to buy which I did and hey presto instant updates.

  Mikè 21:56 24 Mar 04

There was a thread saying how to mod free avg to get its updates from click here, instead of free.grisoft.cz to solve this problem.

  GroupFC 21:58 24 Mar 04

OK - Cynical!

  Mikè 22:02 24 Mar 04

The avg url.ini folder needs changing to look like this.

2=click here
3=click here

1=click here
2=click here
3=click here
Actual URL=3

Suggest saving a renamed copy of the original just in case though.

  Mikè 22:03 24 Mar 04

That didn't work very well did it? I'll re-post in a minute or two.

  Mikè 22:07 24 Mar 04

Try this click here

  woodt 22:19 24 Mar 04

Damn could have saved a few quid :)

  prb 20:53 25 Mar 04

Thanks again everyone.


  Bagsey 23:00 25 Mar 04


This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

How to watch Windows Event live stream, live blog | Microsoft event live stream: Watch Microsoft…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

This amazing app turns your iPad Pro into a Cintiq

iPhone 7 Plus review: A superb big-screen phablet, but the price tag's enormous | iPhone 7 Plus…