Author Topic: Avast free antivirus 2014 version installer issue with Windows 8 64  (Read 15851 times)

Offline egeorgiev

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Hi,
I am trying to install the free antivirus 2014 version on a Windows 8 64 OS and I get the following message:
"The installer is unable to initialize early avast! self defense with error 0x00000005! Aborting!".

Can you please help with that?

Thanks

Offline superxc

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Re: Avast free antivirus 2014 version installer issue with Windows 8 64
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2014, 02:43:05 AM »
Same here.
I just uninstalled avira to to install avast.
Who knows...........
Had been trying for the whole morning.

Offline AdrianH

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Re: Avast free antivirus 2014 version installer issue with Windows 8 64
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2014, 05:28:43 AM »
Sounds like avast is reacting to previous antivirus installs.

Try running the removal tool/s appropriate for your previous installs http://www.avast.com/en-gb/faq.php?article=AVKB11
Win8.1 Pro 64Bit  : Bitdefender Windows 8 Security : CryptoPrevent : Privazer:

Offline doronby

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Re: Avast free antivirus 2014 version installer issue with Windows 8 64
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2014, 03:13:54 AM »
Hi,
I am trying to install the free antivirus 2014 version on a Windows 8 64 OS and I get the following message:
"The installer is unable to initialize early avast! self defense with error 0x00000005! Aborting!".

Can you please help with that?

Thanks

I am getting the same error with a brand new Asus touch laptop with 64 bit windows 8 :(

Any ideas ?

Offline AdrianH

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Re: Avast free antivirus 2014 version installer issue with Windows 8 64
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2014, 06:46:00 AM »
Hi,
I am trying to install the free antivirus 2014 version on a Windows 8 64 OS and I get the following message:
"The installer is unable to initialize early avast! self defense with error 0x00000005! Aborting!".

Can you please help with that?

Thanks

I am getting the same error with a brand new Asus touch laptop with 64 bit windows 8 :(

Any ideas ?

Have you correctly and completely uninstalled the antivirus program that shipped with the laptop?
Win8.1 Pro 64Bit  : Bitdefender Windows 8 Security : CryptoPrevent : Privazer:

 

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