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Antivirus blocking internet / windows 7

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Mr Underhill, Sep 26, 2021.

  1. Mr Underhill

    Mr Underhill

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    I have a Inspiron mini 10 with windows 7 32bit Starter fitted

    I’ve downloaded Avast and AVG free Antivirus software and they both blocked my internet access: what could be the reason/s
     
  2. starbuck

    starbuck Administrator - Malware Removal Specialist Administrator

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    Not both installed at the same time??
    How do you know it's the AV that is causing the problem?
    What did you have installed before?
    Was the earlier program uninstalled?
    So basically, we need more information that you have given us.
     
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  3. Seth Anthony

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  4. Tony D

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    Yes, it looks like there are more issues going on with that machine.
     
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