Setup error.Downloaded AVG free from Cnet

and the results was this
Setup error
severity: error
error code: 0xC0070643
error message: general internal error
Additonal message: Installing 3rd party redistributables failed context, Installing 3rd party redistributables.

Help please. I was doing this for my teenages on to an old second hand comp. What does it mean and how can I fix it? Thanks.

geek_mrssmudge, Feb 18, 6:19 am

Download direct from avg, the file may be corrupt.
http://free.avg.com/au-en/homepage

geek_cookee_nz, Feb 18, 6:24 am

Or an existing infection is preventing install. Try house call for an online scan.
http://housecall.trendmicro.com
Also, download malwarebytes and scan with that.

geek_cookee_nz, Feb 18, 6:28 am

"3rd party redistributables" - disscussed here
http://www.brighthub.com/computing/smb-security/articles/106533.aspx

otherwise, use Avast or Panda. AVG is usually my last choice

geek_king1, Feb 18, 8:23 am

Yep, free AVG seems to be more malware now days than the malware it tries to stop. You just end up getting spamed to buy the full version constantly.

geek__drdee_, Feb 18, 9:58 am

mind you avast isn't much better

geek_king1, Feb 18, 10:06 am

I find panda cloud is the best, but you will still get the occasional popup to buy the "full" version

geek_nzoomed, Feb 18, 11:23 am



Same same.

geek_hakatere1, Jul 31, 11:05 pm

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