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cant install Avast error 0x0000043c
« on: January 29, 2014, 12:19:22 PM »
fresh download trying to install to xp pro get this message all the time

"The installer in unable to initialize early avast! self defence with error 0x0000043c! aborting"

have run awsclear in safe mode rebooted still no joy

any idea's?

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Re: cant install Avast error 0x0000043c
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2014, 01:48:15 PM »
Are you trying to install in safe mode?

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Re: cant install Avast error 0x0000043c
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2014, 02:39:20 PM »
trying in normal mode but did try safe mode and still same error

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Re: cant install Avast error 0x0000043c
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2014, 07:54:20 PM »
I'd recommend a clean install to v9.0.2013

1. Download Avastclear, Rejzors uninstall tool and the appropriate Avast program edition

Note: It's important you used the stub online installer from the one I linked.. NOT the offline one.

Note: You need to be ONLINE during this install (online installer works in all cases whereas offline sometimes doesn't)

http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_internet_security_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup_online.exe

Avastclear : http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avastclear.exe
Rejzors Uninstall tool: http://rejzor.wordpress.com/avast-cleanup-tool/

2. Uninstall Avast by control panel  [If you don't have Avast in control Panel go to #4]
3. Uninstall in safe mode using Avastclear.
4. Run Rejzors Uninstall Utility in Normal Mode (removes traces avastclear doesn't) - reboot.
Check : Once uninstalled check in device manager>view>show hidden devices if there is anything related to avast with a yellow triangle.. if so, uninstall it and reboot.
5. Install the version you downloaded.
6. Reboot.
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