Author Topic: avast free for Mac 2.74 -- "Engine Cannot Launch" error after installation  (Read 5156 times)

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"I just downloaded avast free for Mac (v2.74) from the apple downloads site and installed it but it won't run. After successful installation, nothing happens. When I try to run avast from the applications folder, an error pops up:

"Engine Cannot Launch: The virus scanner engine cannot launch: try please to re-install the application, or consult the support"

Only option is to click the "Terminate button"

I'm running Mac OS X 10.6.3 and have attempted to reboot and reinstall several times. Any idea why the software won't work?

-Michael"


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reposting this from "avast! Free/Pro/Suite" forum...

"I just downloaded avast free for Mac (v2.74) from the apple downloads site and installed it but it won't run. After successful installation, nothing happens. When I try to run avast from the applications folder, an error pops up:

"Engine Cannot Launch: The virus scanner engine cannot launch: try please to re-install the application, or consult the support"

Only option is to click the "Terminate button"

I'm running Mac OS X 10.6.3 and have attempted to reboot and reinstall several times. Any idea why the software won't work?

-Michael"



Hallo,
don't hesistate and use our release candidate (available here: http://public.avast.com/~cimbal/avast.3.07.zip ), more in the sticky-post in this forum.

regards,
pc
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