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Offline Goliver

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Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« on: July 08, 2007, 06:19:21 AM »
Hello ,

Try to install Avast 4 Home after i  install a new copy of my OP ,
and I'm getting An error "An error 1006 ..... " .
I tried to download again but the same error is still there .

My Comp Spec :

Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz
SiS 661FX rev. 11
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 (Build 2600)

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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2007, 07:29:15 AM »
Try to install Avast 4 Home after i  install a new copy of my OP ,
and I'm getting An error "An error 1006 ..... " .
I tried to download again but the same error is still there .

Have you got any other anti-virus or anti-spyware or firewall running on your computer?
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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2007, 09:00:09 AM »
Hi , -- Joshua -- 

Nope i don't have any other Antivirus Or Other protection...

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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2007, 09:40:57 AM »
Is the error on the avast! Installer or Windows XP?
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avast Anti-Virus I think is the only anti-virus I can trust. I love avast because their support is magnificent. Especially the forums.

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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2007, 01:40:38 PM »
Hi -- Joshua --  ,

I'm getting this message after D-click on setupeng.exe

I'm attaching a pic of the error

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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2007, 03:45:13 PM »
Are you trying to safe the file or run it directly after saving?
Do you have a dial-up? Can you use a download manager?
Are you trying to download from the official site?
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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2007, 04:29:12 PM »
Hi Tech ,

1.) I download the file from the official site , saved it on my HD .
2.) I download the file on anther computer saved it on disk on key , and got the same problem .
3.) I download the Avast Pro Try Version , and got the same problem .
4.) i dont have a dial-up connection im connecet thrug a router .

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Windows Xp HOME sp2 ( new clean install )

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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2007, 04:47:33 PM »
This is the error log I'm getting .( file attached )

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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2007, 04:59:29 PM »
This is the error log I'm getting .( file attached )
Your log is confusing me... too much 'not okay' messages...
Did you install any other antivirus before avast? Any other security program that could be interfering?
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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2007, 07:16:42 PM »
Hi Tech ,

I just formated my HD and done clean install ( Windows Xp HOME Edition Sp2 ) .
I did not install any other Antivirus or AntiSpywear  .


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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #10 on: July 08, 2007, 07:36:53 PM »
I suggest an installation from the scratch:

1. Uninstall avast from Control Panel first.
2. Boot.
3. Use Avast Uninstall for complete uninstallation.
4. Boot.
5. Install again the last version.
6. Boot.
7. Check and post the results.
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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2007, 08:23:55 AM »
Dear Tech  ,

I DID NOT INSTALL AVAST SO HOW I SUPPOSE TO UNINSTALLL IT ............. ?

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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2007, 03:34:40 PM »
The install failed, but it may have managed to do some of the installation before it failed, so you need to get rid of that failed install. The default location for avast is C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4, check to see if that was created.

If you can't do it with a regular add remove programs (with is likely because of the failed install) then you use the uninstall utility and continue from step 3 of Tech's Instructions which includes a link to download the avast Uninstall Utility.

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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2007, 04:07:03 PM »
Sorry for the Cap's .
i have done all the steps you wort , and still got the same problem .

More staff i have done :

Replace my memory ( RAM ) .
Update my bios ( 661FX-M7 my board) .

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Re: Error 1006 (can not install Avast)
« Reply #14 on: July 09, 2007, 05:55:05 PM »
Well the windows error 1006 = "The volume for a file has been externally altered so that the opened file is no longer valid." So something would appear to have corrupted the file.

Did you use a download manager to download the file ?
If so try without one.

Try downloading from another trusted location, http://www.download.com/Avast-Home-Edition/3000-2239_4-10602417.html?tag=lst-0-1. This link is from the avast.com home page is an alternative download link for the English version of avast Home.
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