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Error 0x800736b1 AVG - resolved by START-RUN-services.msc - WINDOWS INSTALLER -make it automatic and start it.
Posted on Jun 14, 2008
Okay this is probably the best solution you can get right now. I am a IT tech and well it took me a good couple days of tryin different steps and well this webpage has the best solutions to follow. it gives you steps and all. try it all and you should find your answer. Its under 1623: Message "Application failed to start". http://free.avg.com/faq.num-1623?srch=Action|Failed#faq_1623 is the webpage
Posted on Apr 14, 2009
Having had the same problem I did the following to resolve the issue:
Run SERVICES.MSC from the start menu
Find the AVG Watchdog service, open it up and set it to disable
Run REGEDIT from the start menu
Click Edit and Find then search for 'Watchdog' (excluding quotes)
Check the permissions for the key found to make sure 'administrators' is listed with read/write access
If 'administrators' is missing, add 'administrators' as a user and tick read and write and click ok
Press the F3 function key to repeat the search and find every instance of Watchdog and check the permissions for each.
Once you've changed the permissions (I found 3 missing administrator entries) you can re-run the installer and choose 'repair' which should now complete and go through the standard setup questions, reboot and you're done.
Posted on Jun 24, 2009
Starting service failed because of file avgwdsvc.exe
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
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.
This solved the AVG install problem for me. Good luck
Posted on Jul 21, 2008
I had the same problem on WIndows XP 32-bit trying to reinstall AVG 8.5:
action failed for file avgwdsvc.exe: starting service...
AVG 8.5 was running fine before I did a System Restore, then it stopped working. I suspect it was due to a corrupted .NET framework 2.0. I finally fixed this by updating the .NET framework to 2.0SP2, fully uninstalling AVG with the avgremover tool found on the web (regular uninstall woudn't work), plus I installed and ran CCleaner (also found on the web) to clean out all of the remaining AVG keys that avgremover missed. I then removed the old Program Files/AVG directory and reinstalled AVG 8.5.
Posted on May 08, 2009
My pc have virus and i know what i can do for this problem
Posted on Apr 21, 2009
You most likely need to reinstall the avg internet security program. whenever you get errors like this, it usually means that the software has gotten corrupted for whatever reason. either through a bad update or some other type of bad luck. reinstall and your problem should be gone.
Posted on May 29, 2008
Action fail foravgwdsvc.exe file.i have this problem .what can i do.?pls give me ans
Posted on Sep 23, 2009
Action failed for the avgwdsvc.exe starting service
Posted on Apr 23, 2009
Pl. keep windows xp firewall on to solve this problem.
Posted on Jul 10, 2008
Please help me to instal the avgwdsvc.exe
Posted on Nov 29, 2008
This is whenever I get an update from AVG .
Posted on Nov 23, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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 :).
Posted on Nov 14, 2008
Try avast av go to avast.com and download the free version. It's very good. You need to sign up with an email address they will send you a key to copy and paste and it will be good for 14 months then you will need a new key. I've used it for years for free.
Posted on Dec 07, 2008
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