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Nick

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Programs Not Installing
« on: November 01, 2004, 11:37:31 AM »
Has anyone had a problem installing programs with Avast installed, I have had a few programs that wont install with Avast on my computer and as soon as I un-installed avast the programs installed OK. Here is a error message that I get. Any help aprecciated.

Event Type:   Information
Event Source:   Application Popup
Event Category:   None
Event ID:   26
Date:      1/11/2004
Time:      9:24:48 PM
User:      N/A
Computer:   WALDOWOO
Description:
Application popup: 16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem : D:\DOWNLO~1\freshdow.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\. A temporary file needed for initialization could not be created or could not be written to. Make sure that the directory path exists, and disk space is available. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.


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Re:Programs Not Installing
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2004, 01:43:45 PM »
Application popup: 16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem

In Windows XP SP2 (which I suppose you're using) there is a problem with version 4.1.
I think the best you can do is download the version 4.5 Beta. Instructions here:
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=11;action=display;threadid=8044;start=0

Can you make a try and see if it's ok? Thanks.
You can search the board for 16-Bit applications and will find more...
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Nick

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Re:Programs Not Installing
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2004, 01:34:10 PM »
I Installed Version 4.5 as a clean install and it works fine. Thanks for the tip . :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) ;) ;) ;) ;) :D :D :D :D :D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D