BitDefender V9.5 - update problems under WinME

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by kdcdq, Mar 29, 2006.

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  1. kdcdq

    kdcdq Registered Member

    Apr 19, 2002
    A Non-Sh*thole State
    Hello all,

    I was one of the many "lucky" folks using BitDefender V9 that was automatically upgraded to V9.5 today via BD's update facility. The V9.5 release of/for BD Standard and BD Professional now scan for spyware.

    BD V9.5 works fine on all four of my WinXP Home systems. It DOESN'T work fine on my WinME system! On this system, BD boots up normally and works just fine until it trys to auto-update or I manually force BD to update. The update process takes WAY TO LONG and then I start geting many different system error messages; WinME then dies a horrible death.

    My question is: is anyone else experiencing this same problemo_O And, no, I haven't posted this problem to the folks at BD yet; I was going to wait & see if others here at Wilders are having the same problem.

    Thanks in advance,
  2. Firecat

    Firecat Registered Member

    Jan 2, 2005
    The land of no identity :D
    Perhaps you should contact BD support, I haven't seen anything like this on a 98SE system (my cousin's).....though he has not updated to V9.5 yet:doubt:

    I knew it! I knew it! It just HAD to happen, because a part of the spyware database was already there in BD Pro's updates (it was incomplete though). w00t! :D
    Last edited: Mar 29, 2006
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