- AVG is a well-known antivirus, that's both powerful and user-friendly. You will definitely get to love this tool, that is if you manage to get past the installation process.
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An antivirus is one of the most important software that you have on your PC. Tools such as AVG are designed to protect you from malicious programs, so it’s always a good idea to have an antivirus installed.
Installation problems can always occur, and today we’re going to show you how to fix AVG install error on Windows 10.
How do I reinstall my AVG?
Table of contents:
- Fix – AVG install error
- Fix – AVG install error 0xc0070643
- Use IObit Uninstaller
- Repair your registry
- Use AVG Remover tool
- Download and install the offline version of AVG
- Remove AVG entries from the registry
- Check your permissions
- Disable all other antivirus/firewall tools
- Make sure that you have the necessary files
- Make sure that you have enough space on your C drive
- Change Antivirus
- Fix – AVG install error 0xC007277B
- Fix – AVG install error 0x80070091
- Fix – AVG install error 0x6001f916, 0xe001f90b, 0x6001f90b or 0xe001f916
- Fix – AVG install error 0xe001d026 or 0xc00700652
- Fix – AVG install error 0xe001f915
- Fix – AVG install error 0xe001d028
- Fix – AVG install error 0xe0060006
Fix – AVG install error
Solution: Use Ninite to install AVG
If you can’t install AVG due to installation errors, you might want to consider using Ninite.
Ninite is a special service that lets you install the most popular programs with just a single installation.
Ninite supports a wide range of applications, and by using it, you’ll skip many installation dialogs and unnecessary bundled apps.
To install AVG using Ninite, simply go to Ninite’s website, check AVG, and download it. After that, run the setup file and wait while AVG is installed.
Fix: AVG install error 0xc0070643
1. Use IObit Uninstaller
While installing AVG antivirus you can sometimes install AVG PC Tuneup as well, since two applications are often bundled.
If you have AVG install error 0xc0070643, you need to remove AVG PC Tuneup tools from your PC.
To complete the uninstall process, you need to make sure all software letfovers and stubborn apps are removed from your PC as well. IObit Uninstaller does that and much more.
By using it, you get to free up precious resources such as disk space and thus, optimize your PC’s performances.
What’s more, you can use this powerful tool as a clean-up and anti-malware utility that eliminates malicious programs, adware and spyware, making browsing much safer.
Let’s quickly look at its key features:
- Uninstall unwanted programs effortlessly
- Eliminate stubborn software leftovers (scan PC for leftovers, monitor system changes upon uninstall)
- Block adware for a more secure navigation experience
- Update obsolete software in just 1 click
- Auto-update to the latest version
- Free 24/7 support included
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2. Repair your registry
Users reported that error 0xc0070643 can appear due to problems with your registry.
It seems that there are certain registry permission problems that prevent you from installing AVG.
To fix this problem, you need to download CCleaner and install it on your PC.
After the program is installed, run it, choose Registry from the menu on the left and click Scan for issues button.
Wait while the scan is performed. After the scan is completed, select all issues and choose Fix selected issues.
After problems with the registry are resolved, restart your PC and try to install AVG again.
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3. Use the AVG Remover tool
If you get installation error 0xc0070643, one of the ways to fix it is to run AVG Remover tool. During the installation process, some AVG files will be stored on your PC.
Those files can interfere with future attempts to install AVG, therefore it’s crucial to remove those files.
To do that, you need to download AVG Remover. Run the tool and wait until it removes the previous installation of AVG.
After the tool removes AVG installation, restart your PC and check if the problem is resolved.
Some users are also suggesting to shut down your PC after you use this tool and turn it back on again, so you might want to try that as well.
Download AVG Reset Access tool
Users are also suggesting to download AVG Reset Access tool. After downloading the tool, run it and check if the problem is resolved.
Another tool that users are recommending is the AVG BFE Fix tool. Simply download AVG BFE Fix, run it and it should fix the problem.
After using all three tools, AVG install error 0xc0070643 should be resolved. We have to mention that few users reported that this method didn’t work for them.
According to them, the AVG Remover tool didn’t fix the problem, and they were still getting 0xc0070643 description: event exec_finished error while trying to install AVG.
To fix this problem, you need to run AVG Remover from Safe Mode. To do that, follow these steps:
- Open the Start Menu and click the Power button.
- Hold the Shift key on your keyboard and choose the Restart option from the menu.
- Now you’ll see three options available. Choose Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup settings and click the Restart button.
- When your PC restarts, you’ll see a list of options available. Choose Safe Mode with Networking by pressing F5 on your keyboard.
Once the Safe Mode starts, all third-party applications and drivers will be disabled, so there’s nothing that will interfere with AVG Removal tool.
Simply run the tool and follow the instructions on the screen to remove AVG. After doing that, restart your PC and try to install AVG once again.
4. Download and install the offline version of AVG
If you can’t install AVG antivirus due to error 0xc0070643, you might want to try using offline installation.
AVG, just like many other programs, uses an online installation that downloads the necessary files as you install the application.
This makes downloading AVG a bit faster since the setup file is only a few MB in size, but this method has its flaws.
If there’s any problem with your Internet connection or with AVG’s servers, your installation might fail, and you’ll get error 0xc0070643.
To avoid this problem, it’s recommended that you try using offline installer.
This installer is significantly larger in size, and it will take you a couple of minutes more to download the setup file, but you should be able to avoid this error completely by using this method.
You can download the offline installation from AVG’s website or from a reliable third-party source.
Keep in mind that offline installation might be hidden in AVG’s download section, so you’ll need to look carefully for it.
5. Remove AVG entries from the registry
According to users, they were unable to install AVG due to problems in their registry.
Apparently, there are some AVG instances in their registry that can prevent AVG from installing, and in order to fix that, you need to remove those instances manually.
Changing your registry can lead to system instability if you’re not careful, therefore we strongly suggest that you export your registry and use that file as a backup in case anything goes wrong.
To fix AVG install error 0xc0070643, do the following:
2. Registry Editor will now start. In the left pane, navigate to
4. Close Registry Editor.
After closing Registry Editor, try to install AVG again and check if the problem is resolved.
6. Check your permissions
Sometimes error 0xc0070643 can occur if you don’t have the necessary permissions to access the installation folder.
In order to install AVG, SYSTEM needs to have certain privileges. To do that, follow these steps:
- Locate the AVG installation directory, right-click it and choose Properties.
- Go to the Security tab click Edit button.
- Select SYSTEM from the list, and make sure that Full control option in Allow column is checked.
- Click Apply and OK to save changes.
If this process seems a bit complicated to you, you can use the AVG Reset Access tool to change permission settings with just a few clicks.
7. Disable all other antivirus/firewall tools
Antivirus tools are necessary if you want to keep your PC protected from malicious users, but it’s usually a bad practice to have multiple antivirus tools or firewalls installed.
Different security tools can sometimes interfere with each other, and in some cases security tools can even prevent you from installing AVG antivirus.
According to users, AVG install error 0xc0070643 is caused by other antivirus tools, so before you try to install AVG, be sure to disable or uninstall other third-party antivirus or firewall tools.
Users reported that the Comodo firewall was interfering with AVG installation, but keep in mind that almost any third-party tool can cause this problem to appear.
8. Make sure that you have the necessary files
According to users, they were unable to install AVG due to 0xc0070643 description: event exec_finished error message.
This error is caused by missing files related to Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4.
To fix the problem, make sure that you download the necessary files and install them.
Users reported that Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 was causing the problem on their system, but you might have to download a different version for your PC.
All the necessary files are available for download from Microsoft’s website.
9. Make sure that you have enough space on your C drive
Few users reported 0xc0070643 description: event exec_finished error message while installing AVG antivirus, and according to them, this message was caused by the lack of hard drive space.
Users reported that the installation error was resolved after freeing some space on their C drive.
Apparently you need to have more than 4GB of free storage space on your C drive before you can install AVG on your PC.
We have to mention that AVG doesn’t take 4GB of storage space, but it requires this space to be available on your C drive in order to work properly.
10. Change Antivirus
In case you change your mind, you can always choose another antivirus. We strongly recommend World’s Nr. 1 – Bitdefender.
With extremely powerful tools incorporated, it definitely worth your attention.
Fix – AVG install error 0xC007277B
Solution – Run setup as administrator
Users reported AVG installation error 0xC007277B, and according to them, you can easily fix this and some other installation errors simply by running AVG setup as administrator.
Running a setup as administrator is quite simple and in order to do it simply right click the AVG setup file and choose Run as administrator option from the menu.
After doing that, the installation should start with administrator privileges and you won’t have any problems with it.
Fix – AVG install error 0x80070091
Solution: Remove AVG installation directories
If you can’t install AVG due to install error 0x80070091, you need to remove AVG installation files. To do that, delete C:Program FilesAVG or C:Program Files(x86)AVG folders from your PC.
Now remove the C:ProgramDataAVG and C:UsersAppDataRoamingAVG folders from your PC. After doing that, try to install AVG again.
Instead of removing these folders manually, you might want to use the AVG Remover tool that will scan your PC and remove most AVG-related files from it.
Fix – AVG install error 0x6001f916, 0xe001f90b, 0x6001f90b or 0xe001f916
Solution: Restart your PC
If encounter 0x6001f916, 0xe001f90b, 0x6001f90b or 0xe001f916 error during AVG installation, it means that you need to restart your PC to complete it.
After restarting your PC, the installation will be completed and AVG antivirus will be installed to your PC.
Fix – AVG install error 0xe001d026 or 0xc00700652
Solution: Disable any additional installations
Install error 0xe001d026 or 0xc00700652 appears if you have another installation running in the background.
To install AVG properly, you need to be sure that there are no additional installations running in the background.
Almost any installation can cause any of these errors to appear, so be sure that nothing is updating or installing in the background before you try to install AVG.
Fix – AVG install error 0xe001f915
Solution: Start AVG installation again
Several users reported error 0xe001f915 while installing AVG. This error code usually appears if the installation is stopped by a user or another application.
This error can also appear if certain component of AVG installation is stopped. This isn’t a serious error, and in order to fix this problem, you just need to restart AVG installation.
Fix – AVG install error 0xe001d028
Solution: Remove problematic software
If you encounter error 0xe001d028 while installing AVG antivirus, it means that you have one or more applications that are in conflict with AVG.
Usually, those are antivirus or firewall applications, and if you have any additional third-party security software installed, we advise you to remove it before installing AVG.
Keep in mind that other third-party applications can interfere with AVG installation and cause 0xe001d028 error to appear.
AVG has a list of problematic applications and this list includes the following:
- Ashampoo Firewall FREE
- Better File Rename
- BeTwin VS
- Eset Smart Security 4
- Lock Folder XP
- Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
- PC MACLAN
- PC Tools Antivirus
- Sunbelt Personal Firewall
- System Protect
- Webroot Spy Sweeper
This is the list of problematic applications that don’t work with AVG antivirus according to AVG, but there might be also few other applications that aren’t included in the list.
If you have any of these problematic applications on your PC, you can try updating them and check if that fixes the problem.
If the issue still persists, you need to uninstall these applications and try to install AVG again.
Fix – AVG install error 0xe0060006
Solution – Use the AVG Remover tool
Error 0xe0060006 or 0xE0018D06 usually appears if AVG installation is failing, which means that there’s a problem with AVG installation file.
To fix this problem, you need to run the AVG Remover tool and remove your current AVG installation. After that, try to install AVG again.
AVG is a great antivirus tool, but as you can see, there can be some issue while installing AVG. If you encounter any AVG install errors, be sure to try some of our solutions.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in June 2018 and has been since revamped and updated in October 2020 for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.