AVG giving windows protection fault.

  sattman 21:49 18 Mar 05

Using Win Me and installation of AVG free ver is giving problems
The initial installation is ok, AVG will run and scan, but as soon as I complete the primary update from the internet it crashes with BSOD 5 seconds after completion of boot up.

The message I get:- An exception OE has occured at 0028:C00E8BC in VxD VMM(01)+0000D8BC this was called from 0028:C004AAFF in VxD VFAT(01)+0000B223F. I can clear but it repeats and
eventually it will only boot in safe mode or I get a BSOD and windows protection fault.

Norton, avg, Spybot and adaware scans all show clean.
I did not have Norton and AVG on together.

Does anyone have any idea what else I can try to get AVG working.

  sattman 08:05 19 Mar 05


  helmetshine 08:17 19 Mar 05

try this link...someone seems to have had the same problem and solved it click here

  jimv7 10:33 19 Mar 05

Try scanning with avg in safe mode.

  sattman 08:24 20 Mar 05

I was able to scan ok and it showed no problem. The problem only comes on after I update which then allows AVG to run from the system tray. It then continually locks up with BSOD, and the windows protection error message.

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