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Discussion in 'Windows 8 discussion' started by spike24, Jan 29, 2014.

  1. spike24

    spike24 Regular member

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    i recently purchased a new laptop and it has windows 8.
    my question is:When I am on my desktop I click on say iTunes and the programme wont open,it also does this with all my programmes I carn't get them to open why?
    also I tried downloading the free version of AVG and it just wont install please can anyone help its most likely simple but I am at a loss thanks
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    what error message do you get when trying to open those programes or when trying to install avg which i have installed on 3 win8 laptops?
     
  3. spike24

    spike24 Regular member

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    Hi when trying to open a programme I get nothing at all it won't open,when I try to install avg it just constantly looks like it's trying to install and that's it.
    I have torrent installed on it and when I open that programme it open and works fine thanks
     
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    cruising torrent without an antivirus? adventurous to say the least.did you,in fact uninstall the previous av?
     
  5. spike24

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    Yes I know,I couldn't even get avg installed to begin with,I have norton internet security as came with laptop,would that be stopping me from installing avg?
     
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    quite likely.uninstall anything norton and run ccleaner to help get rid of any bits.i would recommend avast over avg any day by the way.
     
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    Ok thankyou will try that
     

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