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allan13

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« on: November 11, 2007, 01:30:18 AM »
 ??? hi can anyone help i,m using avast 4.7v home ,the free download.. the problem i,m having is it keeps asking me to restart my system , to date  i have done this 20 times then got fed up and turned the restart setting off,,,  can anyone tell me why this keeps happening please .. ps i have uninstalled avast about 4 times now and re installed but it maks no diffrence HELP................... :'(

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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2007, 01:39:33 AM »
Welcome to the forum.
Maybe this will answer your question:
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=28199.0

Operating system restart needed by avast message could be solved, in some systems, by deleting the file <avast>\setup\reboot.txt

If deleting reboot.txt doesn't stop the requests for reboot check this:
Check this registry entry (right after computer restart):
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager, if it contains "PendingFileRenameOperations".
Check its contents and if there's only "reboot.txt" from avast4\setup folder, delete PendingFileRenameOperations, don't delete any other key.
Back-up (export) the registry key before you edit/delete, just in case.

Post again if this does not help you.
Again, welcome to avast forums.
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