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#1 jamieva  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 4, 2011 - 4:50 am

Anyone else have problems with downloading software on the Lenovo $179 laptop? Can't get itunes to install, Verizon in home agent and even Windows updates now lock up installing.

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Posted Dec 4, 2011 - 5:21 am

I'm still waiting for mine to ship :(.
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Posted Dec 7, 2011 - 12:33 pm

Ok need to change my opinion on it. I had installed AVG and it was blocking everything without me knowing. I decided to uninstall it last night to see what happens and voila! it works. Only complaint is battery life is very short otherwise I really like it. I like that they didn't pre load a bunch of junk software on it.

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Posted Dec 8, 2011 - 6:19 am

Stay away from AVS (the free version anyway). Go with Avast! (you can use it free for a year). It finds stuff that AVS doesn't and isn't near the hog on resources. Haven't opened the Lenovo yet as it is a Christmas present for a family that we know that's going through some tough economic times but it's good to see the problem wasn't with the laptop.

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Posted Dec 9, 2011 - 11:45 pm

Stay away from AVS (the free version anyway). Go with Avast! (you can use it free for a year). It finds stuff that AVS doesn't and isn't near the hog on resources. Haven't opened the Lenovo yet as it is a Christmas present for a family that we know that's going through some tough economic times but it's good to see the problem wasn't with the laptop.


Better yet, use Microsoft Security Essentials. It gets great reviews and its FREE! It integrates perfectly with Windows 7 and like Avast, it's not a system hog (like Norton Anti-virus and some others). I don't even know it's running. Microsoft did a good job on this one.

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