AVG Anti Spyware Questions.

Discussion in 'ewido anti-spyware forum' started by oddworld, Aug 8, 2008.

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  1. oddworld

    oddworld Registered Member

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    I have AVG Anti Spyware with lifetime on 2 computers.

    The one is fine but the other one says my subscription has expired and has flipped back to the free version.

    Is there anyway to fix this?

    I went to renew the subscription and it wants me to purchase AVG 8.0 internet security suite.

    What is up with the mess?
     
  2. lordpake

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    About how to fix the subscription issue I don't know.

    About renewing subscription: AVG has discontinued AVG Anti-Spyware and included Anti-Spyware into their new AVG 8 product(s). AFAIK, based on messages in this forum, support for AVG A-S will end at the end of this year.
     
  3. oddworld

    oddworld Registered Member

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    Well that sucks.
     
  4. steveke

    steveke Registered Member

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    You should contact AVG as you should have received an email advising that they were ending Ewido and the lifetime license would be converted to a license for AVG product that would expire at the end of 2009.
    I got my email from Sales@grisoft.com.

    Yes it is a bummer (and a ripoff for me). It was a good product, but obviously AVG only wanted it for its subscriber base.
     
  5. macdon

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    :thumbd: This really disgusts me. I liked the AVG anti-spyware and have other anti-virus, etc. So, what do we do, go back to the free version? I will not purchase the new version with all the stuff I don't want.
     
  6. Firecat

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    No, what AVG wanted was Ewido's technology - the trojan detection experts and the emulator engine of Ewido (+heuristics), all of which have been enhanced and implemented in AVG 8.0.
     
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    I have 38 days left on my license now.:'(
     
  8. lordpake

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    246 days here, and sadly most of that will go to waste ;(

    I doubt they offer refunds from 2 year license
     
  9. Triple Helix

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    We will see?

    TH
     
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