Avg update manager not updating
For just a few hundred more dollars, you can have them fixed!It’s basically just the Windows tech support phone call scam, but they’re only going after people who have already proven they’ll spend money for questionable software. Like PC-cleaning programs, they try to charge you money for a service you don’t need.They do this by scaring you with threats of blue screens and system problems.
Other people report crashes and blue-screens after installing updated drivers from this application — not a huge surprise.Hardware driver-updating utilities would be a waste of time even if they worked properly. Like PC cleaners, Mac cleaners, registry cleaners, system optimization utilities, and all the other sketchy PC maintenance software you see advertised all over the web, it’s all about scaring you.Once you’re scared, you’ll pay up for their useless service.After installation, Driver Update ran a scan and informed us that our computer had 14 out-of-date drivers, many of which are considered “ancient.” This is on a fresh Windows 8.1 system — installed just a few months ago — with the latest drivers available from the manufacturer’s website at the time.There’s no possible way we have “ancient” drivers from 2006 installed.