AVG 7 Free Released

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Enyo, Nov 10, 2004.

  1. Enyo

    Enyo Moderator

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    http://free.grisoft.com/freeweb.php/doc/2/lng/us/tpl/v5

     
  2. Perris Calderon

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    EXCELLANT NEWS ENYO

    *goes to get
     
  3. onimkron

    onimkron OSNN Senior Addict

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    Nice, I was just checking the site yesterday as well. Good find :)
     
  4. Electronic Punk

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  5. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    very cool, except I feel cheated [sorta] out of buying the AVG 7 Pro edition, this makes the free edition almost the same.
     
  6. Steevo

    Steevo Spammer representing. Political User Folding Team

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    ^^ HAHAHAHAHA



    JK :D


    Gonna update.
     
  7. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    Thanks Enyo,downloading :D
     
  8. Perris Calderon

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    well, I have it installed...I'm sort of used to the old interface...this one will take some time before I'm comfortable.
     
  9. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    Seriously the only difference I can see so far is the M$ outlook plugin is not installed on the free edition.
     
  10. Perris Calderon

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    do I need to configure this version to recognize specific email clients, or does it recognize the client automatically?
     
  11. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    Yeah,I liked the other one better,this one looks like it's an outdated program :eek: :D
     
  12. j79zlr

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    You have to do this, for example if your pop3 server is mail.example.com and your smtp server is smtp.example.com, you have to set up AVG as a mail proxy.

    In AVG, under the Email Scanner, click Properties, then under Personal E-Mail Scanner, hit properties, go to the server tab. Click ADD, "Server Type" choose POP3, under connection, click "Fixed host", and enter in you pop3 server, e.g. mail.example.com, then set the local port to 5200. Now do the same thing for your SMTP server, but choose that as the server type, then under connection, under Fixed host, enter in the smtp server, e.g. smtp.example.com, set the local port to 5100.

    In you mail client, you then need to set your POP3 server to 127.0.0.1 and set the port to 5200, same thing for the smtp server, set it to 127.0.0.1 and the port to 5100.

    Now make sure you have AVG set to tag the messages so you know its working, in the Email Scanner properties, click on Configure, make sure that under "Email Scanning" you have both Check Incoming/Outgoing Mail and Certify Mail checked.

    You should see on the bottom of you outgoing mail:

    Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
    Checked by AVG Anti-Virus (http://www.grisoft.com).
    Version: 7.0.280 / Virus Database: 265.0.0 - Release Date: 11/8/2004

    and on you incoming mail:

    Incoming mail is certified Virus Free.
    Checked by AVG Anti-Virus (http://www.grisoft.com).
    Version: 7.0.280 / Virus Database: 265.0.0 - Release Date: 11/8/2004

    Thats it.
     
  13. LordOfLA

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    dammnit, wont work on my windows 2003 workstation :p

    Looks like either AVG or Kasperksy is going tog et a lot of money from me one day....
     
  14. American Zombie

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    I asked Grisoft and they said setup detects what client is "default" on your system during install then installs the appropriate plugin so why you have to do this is beyond me.
    I installed AVG on a system with OE and one with Eudora.
    Both times setup detected then installed the right plugin with no interaction from me.
     
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    yup...I just sent mail and the new avg recognized the mail client...however, this could be because it was allready configured to recognize outlook

    I'll see what happens when I put avg on a customers box that hasn't had it installed yet
     
  17. Perris Calderon

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    I'll tell you what...it seems much more responsive, and I don't notice any differance in memory useage...but the interface just pops up without paging in

    cool
     
  18. j79zlr

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    Thunderbird is not detected, so that is why I set it up that way, it will work for any mail client. BTW IE is not a mail client.
     
  19. Perris Calderon

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    did someone think ie was a mail client?
     
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