AVG – Cannot Launch AVG Internet Update



Last week sometime I was doing maintenance on an OLD Windows 95 machine (yes there are some still out there….) and noticed the Antivirus had not updated in a good while. They were using Grisoft’s AVG and so I tried to force an update. I was greeted with an error message… “Cannot Launch AV internet update” Which was puzzling since we were online with no connectivity problems. On looking, this is known to be an issue with Grisoft AVG on Windows 95…..


Essentially, I had to reinstall the DUN 1.3 update AND also the ws2update (winsock 2 update)

After that, I ran the update and it worked just fine. (There may have been a reboot needed first.)

Another suggestion I found on the AVG forums was to re-download the installer for AVG and reinstall. That did not solve the problem in this situation, but it might in yours….

Why Windows 95 still? Frankly, the system had been “decommissioned” and after a year of collecting dust as a “just in case” spare… someone pushed it into light use. Fortunately Grisoft’s AVG works sufficiently well on it.

Related Posts

Blog Traffic Exchange Related Posts
  • Microsoft October 2006 patch Tuesday The first thing I should mention is that this months update from Microsoft is the last for XP SP1 users should plan a migration path to SP2 to keep getting updates to XP. Multiple vulnerabilities this month have been patched in Office There are 4 advisories, but a total of......
  • How to Remove Internet Security 2010 | Internet Security 2010 Removal Guide Internet Security 2010 is the name of a rogue antivirus application that is one of the more recent to be making the rounds. It will typically install itself on your system through the use of other malware. These rogue antivirus applications typically will pop up warnings and alerts about the......
  • The latest and greatest in Malware Removals I have started referring to malware more and more lately because the term virus doesn't exactly describe the pests I see on peoples machines and the terms spyware or adware aren't doing justice to some of these pests either. (There are many pieces of what I would consider malware that......
Blog Traffic Exchange Related Websites
  • 6 Ways to Keep Your Basement Dry A leaky basement is a nightmare. Mold and mildew build up and can be hazardous to your health. In addition, many of us store things in the basement and we don't want to risk having them ruined. There are a few techniques that you can use to make sure that......
  • Increase Your Credit Score To 750 Having a good credit score is very important in these days of tighter lending standards and credit approval difficulty.  In order to ensure the approval of your credit application and guarantee that you will be offered low interest rates, a credit score of at least 750 is now needed.  Individuals......
  • Using Facebook To Promote Your Business? It Doesn't Have To Be Hard If you're looking for effective ways to promote your business, you can't afford to overlook Facebook. Social networking is growing with leaps and bounds each day, and if your business is not taking advantage of it, you're definitely leaving money on the table. If you want to get the most......
www.pdf24.org    Send article as PDF   

Similar Posts


See what happened this day in history from either BBC Wikipedia
Search:
Keywords:
Amazon Logo

Comments are closed.


Switch to our mobile site