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Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service.... Error

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by stephaniejayne, Sep 24, 2008.

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  1. stephaniejayne

    stephaniejayne Thread Starter

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    I am trying to install the free version of AVG on Windows XP and keep getting the following message....


    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x80070002

    does anyone know how to fix this?

    Thanks

    Stephanie Boulton
     
  2. thebrownone

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    Are there any other antivirus or antispyware programs installed? I have found that that will cause this service to not start since multiple antivirus softwares installed can cause problems.

    Also, another option is to uninstall/re-install AVG.
     
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