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Windows Security Centre no values for AVG anti virus

Posted on 2011-09-09
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Hi

I have a number of XP machines that are running AVG (not free)

I have a script that reads the WSC values but there is nothing in there for these machines.

I tried to repair the WMI repository and also reinstall AVG but nothing.

Does anybody know of a way to resolve this issue - AVG definitely does report to the WSC just for some reason on these machines it is not.

Thanks
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by:c_a_n_o_n
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Here are a couple of topics that may have comments that are helpful.
http://forums.techarena.in/vista-help/1123530.htm
http://forums.techarena.in/windows-security/1359131.htm

Unfortantely, many in these groups and others actually prefer other products over AVG.

Also AVG has support for both paid and free versions of their product.
http://www.avg.com/us-en/1613
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by:mickinoz2005
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thanks nothing in them - just people moaning about AVG, we have deployed to 900 machines so not changing and it works fine on vista and 7 I think it works also on a lot of the XP just found a big bunch that it doesnt...

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The issue was caused because Group Policy was disabling the WSC I removed the GPO and forced an update - all working now.
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by:mickinoz2005
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I solved it myself by altering Group Policy on the server
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