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Cant Local machine: installation failed Installation: Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service.... Error 0x80070002 Rollback: Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service.... Error 0x80070002 install avg it dont run it comes back with

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  • Anonymous May 12, 2008

    Over the last 2 days, I have had had 75 (seventy five!) attempts to install AVG Free 8.01 without success on 3 different computers. The computers run Windows 2000, all Windows Updates have been installed. Previously AVG 7.5 ran correctly. AVG Free 7.5 was uninstalled by Version 8.01 so the computers have no antivirus protection at all!

    The message always reads: “Local machine: Installation failed
    action failed for file avgmfx86.sys starting service Error 0x80070002”

    Over the last two nights, I have read everything on the web about this error and have tried all solutions recommended. None of them work.

    I don't think I will succeed in using AVG but I'd like to treat this as LEARNING experience and do a lot more READING

    Can anyone out there recommend 10 books that can I buy and read to learn how to programme my computer to install software correctly?

    The error message says contact AVG technical support if a problem persists but they don't reply.

  • Anonymous May 25, 2008

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

  • cygnet7155 Jun 01, 2008

    I have the same problem withavgmfx86.sys:starting service..........
    Error: 0x80070002

    I will try to clean my registry and start again. Unfortunately I have uninstalled AVG 7.5 and I see people are not at all happy with AVG 8.0 anyway.


  • FWSturke Jun 09, 2008

    Same as others trying to install AVG 8.0

    Tried the suggested fixes as listed by Jerry, but still to no avail!

    I continue to get the following message:
    Local machine: installation failed
    Installation:
    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x80070002


    Any other suggestions??

    Derick


  • Anonymous Jun 10, 2008

    DEINSTALLED AVG 8.0, CLEANED OUT REGISTRY,RELAODED XP, STILL GETS SAME ERROR. MANFRED!

  • Anonymous Jun 13, 2008

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

  • Anonymous Jun 15, 2008

    I've downloaded 3 times still wont install and cant remove either. slows startup bad. help

  • AcesDwn Jun 19, 2008

    I had same problem. Searched, and fixed the problem thanks to Jemy007 solution below. I've posted the steps I followed here:

    http://www.fixya.com/support/t651377-act...



    Thanks jemy!!



    Joe

  • tbarry Jun 22, 2008

    Installation:
    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x80070002
    Rollback:
    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x80070002
    install avg it dont run

  • Anonymous Jun 25, 2008

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

  • ilijask Jul 02, 2008

    Local machine: installation failed
    Installation:
    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x80070002



  • Anonymous Jul 07, 2008

    avg

  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x8007007f

  • Anonymous Aug 07, 2008

    actin failed for avgmfx86 error ox 80070002 .this problem arised during installation of avg free edition

  • nirbhay57 Aug 08, 2008

    can't install any antivirus

  • wishnu Aug 15, 2008

    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x8007007f

  • Anonymous Aug 16, 2008

    Avg will not install. I keep getting a -- Local machine: installation failed
    Installation:
    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x80070002

    Please Help


  • Anonymous Aug 16, 2008

    I cannot install avg. Before completing installion, I get a Local machine: installation failed
    Installation:
    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x80070002

    Help


  • darrensewell Aug 25, 2008

    Install of free AVG produces this result; the program then removes itself and gives me this message:



    Local machine: installation failed
    Installation:
    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x80070002
    Rollback:
    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x80070002

  • Anonymous Sep 10, 2008

    its doin my head in know,and i am not that clued up on techie stuff ,i,m to old for this

  • Anonymous Oct 20, 2008

    get the same error message as everyone else

    Using Vista Home Premium, tried everything I can think of

    Cleaned up all files, deleted, redownloaded 5x or more, fixed the registery,

    Still getting the same message

    ANY HELP???

  • demonicberry Nov 14, 2008

    Local machine: installation failed
    Installation:
    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x80070002


    bleh this is so annoying >.<


  • Zena Salvoro Nov 18, 2008

    Local machine: installation failed
    Installation:
    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x8007007f

  • rhines1031 Nov 23, 2008

    Yes, it is driving me insane. I am trying to fix my mother computer. She has Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2, i cant install service pack 3 much less anything else. I have tried it all and AVG wont install...Arrrgghhh some one please help.

  • dumi73 Dec 10, 2008

    I cant install the AVg software. OS-Windows XP

  • rraha Dec 22, 2008

    evry time i instal avg it appears as action failed for avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x80070002

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    I get the same error.

  • imfrmars Jan 25, 2009

    I have had a problem with AVG 8.0 for over a week. I have uninstalled and reinstalled several times, I can get the free version to load but always get the same problem as listed above. I have been working with AVG for a week and so far they haven't solved the problem. I ran CCleaner (registry cleaner) as suggested but that didnt' fix the problem. AVG tech support isn't as good as it once was. Has anyone else noticed this?

  • imfrmars Jan 25, 2009

    I tried both solutions and neither worked.

  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    When im installing my pc doesn't finish the installation becouse it says: Local machine: installation failed
    Installation:
    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x80070002

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

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

  • ITproto Mar 02, 2009

    I can't install avg free antivirus. the same message appears before the setup complete

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x8007007f

  • damnviruses May 18, 2009

    Local machine: installation failed
    Installation:
    Error: Action failed for file avgmfx64.sys: starting service....
    Error 0x80070002

  • Anonymous May 19, 2009

    Local machine: installation failed
        Installation:
            Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
                Error 0x8007013d




  • tejaswi_777 May 11, 2010

    pls verify my problem

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The same problem also weak up all the night with out any solutions problem is icab instal avg 7 but not 8 .
i regognized somethig when i instal avg antimalware if i chose to install spyware the shield will not work if idont chose spyware the shild will work propably !!!!!!

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  • jemy007 May 17, 2008

    hi again efter many searching ifind this error can occur when an avg product is not completely uninstalled.
    So I cleaned the registry with RegSeeker using the keywords "AVG" and "Grisoft", and it found many references. (I think that someone installed and subsequently uninstalled some avg products before I used this computer).
    So, after the cleaning I restarted the computer and I was able to install AVG without problems.
    I hope this can be useful to other users.

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I had this same error and it turned out it was due to an incorrect system date. My system date was set at 2003, once i corrected it HeyPresto, AVG was happy to install

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Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service.... Error 0x8007013d


try reinstalling the avg antivirus you might have messed up with avg scan settings or a virus reides in your system volume information folder

Jun 11, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Local machine: installation failed Installation: Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service.... Error 0x80070002


Could be bad media.

Try another install cd. If the same problem occurs, then the hard drive probably has bad sectors.

Feb 24, 2009 | PC Desktops

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AVG


Hi ,


This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect.

Uninstall and Restart your computer.


Again download Avg and install.


I hope this wld work :).


Nov 12, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Antivirus


Local machine: installation failed
Installation:
Error: Action failed for file avgmfx86.sys: starting service....
Error 0x80070002

Nov 08, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Trying to install avg free, but get 1 error. Action failed for file avgmfx86 sys starting service Error number 0x80070002


You may be infected by the virus Autoit.exe. Have your computer scanned with another antivirus before installing AVG. AVG Free (updated that is) is effective if already installed before the virus attacked. You may download and try a trojan cleaner dedicated for this purpose here.

Sep 19, 2008 | PC Desktops

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


Sorry for the multiple posts in a single day...

I have solved this issue!!! (In my case anyhow)

WARNING: What I am posting here can cause SERIOUS problems with your computer if you do not know what you are doing. If you doubt yourself, then DO NOT DO THIS.

Using information I found at: http://www.fixya.com/support/t567993-local_machine_installation_failed

Heres what I did:
1) I downloaded the latest version of RegSeeker (Link provided in the other fixya post referenced above).

2) I ONLY did a "Find in Registry". Typed "AVG" and did a search. (I searched for Grissoft as well, but it found nothing)

3) With the list of registry entries I then at the bottom, selected all using the "Select" link(with a green checkmark next to it.)

4) Using the "Action" Link (Also at the bottom) I deleted all.

5) Go to "C:\Program Files" and delete the "AVG" Folder.

6) Reboot machine

7) Start fresh install of AVG 8.0

8) Perform updates to AVG 8.0

AGAIN... This worked for me. IT MAY NOT WORK FOR YOU.
Changes to your registry by ANY means should NOT be done by those not familiar with operating systems.

For what it's worth.
Joe

Jun 06, 2008 | PC Desktops

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0x80070002 file avgmfx86.sys kicks me out lic 8I-NZY8G-467V8-9UBUR-74KU3-44JUE-GNVK


yeppers..blown operating system header information..

time to re install your operating system from install or recovery disk

May 28, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I am trying ti install agv anti virus i have completley unistalled norton but i kepp getting this error message action failed for file agvmfx86 sys starting service error 0x80070002


Always shut down all running programs before trying to install anything like AVG. If you already have an AV program, uninstall it before trying to install AVG.

If still having problems after doing that..... RE-Download AVG 7.5 FREE and try the install again.
Good Luck,
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Please let me know your feed-back.

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Apr 30, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Was downloadingAVG7.5 but failed a drop down saying Local machine instalation failed Instalation Error, Actiom failed for file avgamsvi.exe starting service Access is denied (5) help please.


restart your computer and try to install this in adminstrator mode


if you are the administrator. try to clean all the temp folders first before attempting to install again.

Apr 20, 2008 | PC Desktops

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