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Avast will not install on Vista?

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#1 computerfunguy


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Posted 05 September 2012 - 08:16 PM

I have been trying to install avast on a sony Vaio vista laptop. every time i try it stops and i get an error message saying that the external installer has failed, etc. What is the problem? this is the first time i have ever had this problem? What if i try and install it while in safe mode? Any help would be great! Thanks!

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#2 Keithuk


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Posted 07 September 2012 - 07:27 AM

Well I have Avast on the Vista laptop and my WinXP desktop and they always install after a rebuild.

Because its saying external installer has failed is because it probably needs an internet connection to download additional files, is it connected?


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