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AVG General error when updating

by junoty / March 17, 2011 2:09 AM PDT
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by junoty / March 17, 2011 2:49 AM PDT

Solved thanks!

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Re: Solved
by Ondrej_AVG / March 17, 2011 4:41 PM PDT
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Hello junoty,

I am glad to hear the situation was solved.

For others with general update error, analysis of provided information found in "avgupdm.log" file line:

MSI (s) (FC:CC) [11:55:44:882]: MainEngineThread is returning 1639
Info 1639. Invalid command line argument. Consult the Windows Installer SDK for detailed command line help.

This is already known problem and will be fixed with next cumulative program update.

Manual fix is available at this AVG Free Forum post.

Thank you

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This may help
by SG1MAX / June 30, 2011 4:37 PM PDT

This is a FIX i have done many times for this AVG GENERAL ERROR


1 open AVG main screen
2 Go to TOOLS
3 Advanced Settings
4 Update
5 Click on URL

you will see 2 boxes ticked ( primary server ) and secondary server ) UN-Tick the primary box then apply and OK
you can now try and update Happy works for all the pC's i have used it on for this error.

Good luck

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Re: This may help
by Ondrej_AVG / June 30, 2011 9:36 PM PDT
In reply to: This may help

Hello SG1MAX,

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update - general error
by dougfield / May 8, 2012 3:15 AM PDT
In reply to: This may help

I tried to to the above, but the URL box is 'grayed out' and I can't uncheck either server

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Re: update - general errror
by Ondrej_AVG / May 8, 2012 4:07 PM PDT
In reply to: update - general error

Hello dougfield,

Mentioned URL box is unchangeable in AVG Free Edition.

Can you please gather AVG update logs from affected station, upload it in an archive (zip file) to favorite online storage and provide us with link to it, so we can analyze the situation.

Thank you

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