Secondly, one can choose the required connection settings in the AVG Free Watchdog that allows interaction between the service and the desktop.
If none of these work, then the issue may be due to a file that has to be deleted following which, the update must be restarted.
The current update channels are: Please be aware that the nightly, and to a lesser extent aurora and beta, channels may install builds that have serious bugs.
The application may be non-functional and/or result in your profile being corrupted.
Software Update is available in Firefox, Thunderbird, and Sea Monkey 2.