If the temporary issue was causing the problem for you then restarting will surely fix that. If you are also having the same problem, then you are at the right place. MrGoodguy, thanks for all of that. Ok, as for rkill, I understand completely. I went to services and noticed that the Avast service is set to automatic but not started. They suggested it was too infected and to give up and reinstall factory which sucks. Other than that it was a blessing in disguise.
Firefox is a trademark of Mozilla Foundation. When you Avast not open, then two buttons will appears on the screen, First claming that Exit avast and seconnd Button for Restart Avast services. In any event it looks like you have an underlying cause - rootkit or whatever. If not you still want to reinstall. Files will all show their extensions which apart from anything else, over a period, helps you to learn about their functions.
You may chat with their tech assistants on their Live Chat Portal or drop a mail at for instant responses. It's too bad that Avira won't spend as much time addressing issues as they do on marketing other and upgraded products; or even in giving honest responses to customer issues. The only reason I can even do this now is because both my wife and I lost our jobs in back to back weeks. Then try to access the internet, if you can go to a online scanner of your choice and download and run it. Go to Control Panel , Internet Options, Advanced tab scroll down and Reset.
Do you think that is enough? I will update on here if anyone is interested. There are various methods of setting this behavior on the computer. Sometimes, conflicting files cause issues in Norton and a reboot removes conflicts. After Updating avast antivirus, reboot the system. I have a Vista home basic Strange. Which is very simple to do.
Thank you for helping me at those hours too. So far it just doesnt help, Thanks again so much Sorry in a huge rush with an Aunty dying in Hospital. Derek: I chose you as best answer on my other thread since I couldnt chose two on here and I noticed you were on my other thread. Safe Mode is a special boot procedure that loads only the most basic hardware drivers and none of your automatic startup programs into the Windows operating environment. I am guessing it still wont work since I cant open anything.
Copyright © 2019 Symantec Corporation. I dont know what to do. I tried Avira Anti Virus and I got a similar problem So I already uninstalled that. Right-Click on it and tap the uninstall button. I tried the winhelp also, it didnt seem to do anything.
I got rid of so much junk. I went in safe mode and I still can't open anything. The software monitors all Internet traffic as well as the processes of other software to keep your system safe. I couldn't find anything in google. She is in a better place.
I'm new to the forum. I renewed my registration 3 months ago with a confirmation from avast that I was registered. Wrapping up, we must say all of the above fixes can work temporarily. Did it do the boot time scan when you first installed it? Double click on the icon on your desktop. Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks. To turn back on everything just go back into msconfig and recheck Load Startup Items recheck all the services. Rename all - detected files will be renamed.
If you found this post useful, would you mind helping me out by sharing it? Only way in is through the windows help and support. Avast will automatically perform the required process and will notify you when done. One thing I did find was Windows Remote Assistance. But Updating avast antivirus on regularly is the best way to keep secure your computer. Check your File Associations for corruptions.
You can do this for any program that won't run. . Volume Scan: Selecting scan Volume will scan the whole operating system Volume. I tried to open it and it wont open. If I right or left click on the avast desktop icon I created it doesn't open.