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# 212719 9-Apr-2017 08:37
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Since upgrading to latest version of Teamviewer, it now can't find my internet connection. Browsing on the same machine works absolutely fine.

 

Running XP (yes, I know, it's old) with Service Pack 3 - but everything worked fine before the last update. Windows Firewall allows connections. Rolled back to version 8 but it says "not ready...please check your connection" after installing. Tried stopping/restarting the service. Has anyone got this working in Windows?

 

Also - AVG continuously reports an error, saying that the connection is offline. Everything is enabled (that I can see) in Windows Firewall. Am I missing something here?

 

Edit: someone suggested it might be something to with IPv6?


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  # 1759670 9-Apr-2017 08:44
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I'm on windows 10, latest teamviewer not finding internet either. 

 

 


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  # 1759674 9-Apr-2017 09:01
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 Windows 10 and latest TeamViewer here as well and not finding interne.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1759680 9-Apr-2017 09:09
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Yep same above Teamviewer 12 and Windows 10. ISP is Spark.

 

"Not ready. Please check your connection."

 

Edit: Disabled IPv6 no difference.

 

Edit: Scheduled maintenance

 

https://status.teamviewer.com/


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  # 1759681 9-Apr-2017 09:10
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Then disable IPv6 try again

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  # 1759685 9-Apr-2017 09:20
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Linux: Then disable IPv6 try again

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It's not installed.


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  # 1759701 9-Apr-2017 10:09
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Edit: Scheduled maintenance


https://status.teamviewer.com/



Should be over by about 1pm NZST 9th April

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  # 1759708 9-Apr-2017 10:24
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I'll try it again this afternoon and see how it goes.

 

Edit: just tried now (the status page reports the move as completed) and it seems to be working.

 

While you're here, is AVG giving anyone (similar) grief at the moment? That one has been giving me headaches for a few days now.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1760097 10-Apr-2017 11:26
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quickymart:

 

While you're here, is AVG giving anyone (similar) grief at the moment? That one has been giving me headaches for a few days now.

 

 

Yes. AVG is not the AVG we loved many years back. Now owned by Avast, so it may get worse. frown

 

Its crapware, remove it & save yourself a ton of grief.
No longer a good product (just my opinion)

 

wiki
"AVG's browser add-on, AVG Secure Search, has been criticized as being adware, since it is frequently bundled with other software and is often mistakenly installed, and exhibits malware-like behavior. AVG Secure Search is also advertised to users of the free versions of AVG products. Although the add-on offers legitimate malware-blocking capabilities, the default behavior of changing the internet browser's default search engine, homepage, and new tab page to AVG Secure Search is reminiscent of a potentially unwanted program (PUP), problems uninstalling the add-on have been widely reported, and the add-on could potentially make an internet browser more vulnerable to attacks. "

 

 




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  # 1760451 10-Apr-2017 21:09
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Well, that stinks. Can you suggest a suitable replacement? Or should I try rolling back to an older version of AVG?


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  # 1760561 11-Apr-2017 08:40
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Sophos Home Edition has worked well for me except on one system. Dont know if supports XP though.





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  # 1760590 11-Apr-2017 09:31
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While you're here, is AVG giving anyone (similar) grief at the moment? That one has been giving me headaches for a few days now.



Yes. AVG is not the AVG we loved many years back. Now owned by Avast, so it may get worse. frown


Its crapware, remove it & save yourself a ton of grief.
No longer a good product (just my opinion)


wiki
"AVG's browser add-on, AVG Secure Search, has been criticized as being adware, since it is frequently bundled with other software and is often mistakenly installed, and exhibits malware-like behavior. AVG Secure Search is also advertised to users of the free versions of AVG products. Although the add-on offers legitimate malware-blocking capabilities, the default behavior of changing the internet browser's default search engine, homepage, and new tab page to AVG Secure Search is reminiscent of a potentially unwanted program (PUP), problems uninstalling the add-on have been widely reported, and the add-on could potentially make an internet browser more vulnerable to attacks. "


 


This is true, but last time i checked it can be turned off.

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  # 1760620 11-Apr-2017 09:44
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quickymart:

 

Well, that stinks. Can you suggest a suitable replacement? Or should I try rolling back to an older version of AVG?

 

 

how far back are you going to roll it, years ? Will it even then update sig's correctly ?

 

Find something else. Note that many wont even mention XP in compatable OS's . It will be a matter of trying & seeing if it actually installs
Avoid Avast, Avira, AVG : pop ads, scareware tactics etc

 

Could try Bitdefender Free , dont know if its Xp compatable, and they dont make it easy to find either
Also, most freeAV wont scan incoming email .

 

As much as I hate to recommend it , Spark offers McAfee free to its customers.
Might be OK with a custom install & disable MOST of the options incl its firewall . Not sure if its XP compatible though
http://www.spark.co.nz/business/shop/get-online/security/

 

and have a laugh at John McAfees youtube vid on what he now thinks of the product (its actually no worse than many AV's out there)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKgf5PaBzyg

 

 

 

 


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