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  • "maryhillcanal" started this thread

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Friday, April 12th 2013, 4:56pm

Access Denied to vdf_fusebundle.zip file

Hello

Thank you Avira for providing Antivir Free ...

I'm using the fusebundle generator to download updates to Antivir Free. I have Windows XP SP3 but no broadband, just slow telephone line.

Automatic updates has worked fine for a long time, but last week it wanted to download over 60mb which would take over three hours, so I am trying to use Fusebundle Generator.

Before trying to use fusebundle generator I updated Antivir with a new installation copy last week, so all modules are now dated 31 March 2013.

I have created a vdf_fusebundle.zip on another PC, also Windows XP, with a broadband connection. Log file says file created without error.

Copied it to memory stick and transferred file to my off-broadband PC.

But Antivir 'manual update' won't read the file. An error window appears (headed Antivir Free Antivirus) with message 'Error starting the product update: Access Denied'.

I have checked properties of the file - unticked 'Archive', so I can't see there are any restrictions on reading it. It still won't be read.

I have Zonealarm Free installed (and have had it for years), is Antivir objecting to that? Can't see why when automatic updates has worked for years as well.

How do I overcome 'Access Denied' when trying to read vdf_fusebundle.zip in 'manual update'?

Thank you for any assistance.

Pat

Date of registration:
Nov 21st 2009

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Avira Free Antivirus

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Friday, April 12th 2013, 8:12pm

Just to be sure, you are trying to manual update with vdf_fusebundle.zip (located in the "install" sub-folder of avira_fusebundlegen-win32-en) ?
Both computers are same version of avira (both 12 or both 13) ?
If not, you will need to rename the file "fusebundle-win32-int.info.gz" inside the "vdf_fusebundle.zip"
For avira 13 it is called "fusebundle13-win32-int.info.gz"
In my avira 12 (and everything before from what I can tell) it is called "fusebundle-win32-int.info.gz"
If you have to rename it, you will need to take it out of the zip, rename it, and then reinsert it into the zip.

  • "maryhillcanal" started this thread

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Sunday, April 14th 2013, 2:02pm

Thank you for responding

I downloaded vdf_fusebundle.zip using fusebundle generator on a broadband computer that doesn't have Avira on it at all. So I guess it downloaded every file possible. I'll check the file name as you suggest on my own computer and try it (I am on a library computer now)

Pat.