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Problem with installing AVG Internet Security


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BGeek

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I downloaded the free trial of AVG Internet Security from their official site:
http://www.grisoft.c....download-trial

When I install it, I get the following error:

Local machine: installation failed
Installation:
Error: Action failed for file avgwdsvc.exe: starting service....
Error 0x80070005


What to do? Please, help me!

Also, I used to have AVG before, but I uninstalled it to try some other antivirus softwares. Does it have anything to do with my problem?
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Welcome to Geeks To Go!

Be sure that your Windows Installer is not disabled or turned off:

In Start>Run type gpedit.msc and click OK. The Group Policies window opens.
In both Computer Configuration and User Configuration go to Administrative Templates>Windows Components and find Windows Installer.
In both places, be sure that it is not disabled or turned off.
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