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AVG Protection Available for Users of Windows Vista Beta 2

  • 14 July, 2006 08:43

<p>Bug Fix in public test version of Windows Vista operating system now allows users to install AVG Anti-Virus products</p>
<p>Avalanche Technology Group, the Australian and New Zealand distributor of Grisoft’s award-winning AVG Anti-Virus, today announced availability of AVG Anti-Virus and AVG plus Firewall protection for the Windows Vista environment.</p>
<p>A programming error in Windows Vista Beta 2 had previously been affecting the successful installation of security products supplied by GRISOFT. The bug has been fixed by Microsoft allowing users of GRISOFT products to effectively complete installation.</p>
<p>Peter Cameron of Avalanche Technology Group encouraged AVG users who are looking to test Windows Vista Beta 2, to obtain the update via the Automatic Updates service for Windows Vista. After application of the update, AVG products can be installed and used without any further problems or restrictions.</p>
<p>"Public testing of operating systems and application software is a great way to get feedback from users and allows the developer to make changes to suit demands of people who will use the products for their work and entertainment," said Karel Obluk, CTO of GRISOFT. "We are pleased that the bug was discovered and corrected in cooperation with Microsoft this quickly and that our customers can use our products in the upcoming generation of Microsoft Windows".</p>
<p>About GRISOFT</p>
<p>www.grisoft.com
GRISOFT is a leading provider of antivirus, firewall protection and security solutions for consumers and SMEs. It is one of the fastest growing companies in the industry with more than 30 million users around the world that rely on GRISOFT AVG products to protect their computers and networks.</p>
<p>Established in 1991, GRISOFT employs some of the world’s leading experts in antivirus software, specifically in the areas of virus analysis and detection, software development, and antivirus support. GRISOFT award-winning products are distributed globally through resellers and the Internet as well as via AVG Anti-Virus Software Developer’s Kit (SDK) to interested partners.</p>
<p>About Avalanche</p>
<p>www.avalanche.com.au
Established in 1997 and based in Melbourne, Avalanche Technology Group Pty Ltd is a wholly owned Australian company that distributes a range of innovative business software solutions to the Australian and New Zealand markets. The products, which focus on real business needs, provide outstanding technical solutions and exceptional value for the client.</p>
<p>Avalanche is the Australian and New Zealand distributor of Grisoft´s AVG Anti-Virus and ewido anti-spyware product range and FinePrint Software´s pdfFactory and FinePrint products. Avalanche has a 625-strong reseller network across Australia and New Zealand.</p>
<p>For more detailed information please contact:
Peter Cameron
Avalanche Technology Group
1300 855 005 (across Australia)
0800 855 005 (across New Zealand)
International: +61 3 9555 3949</p>
<p>Shuna Boyd
BoydPR
02 9418 8100</p>

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