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22-07-2005, 04:07 PM
I am trying to reinstall AVG but get the following notice:
Local machine: installation failed
Error: Checking of state of the item registry key HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run failed.
The configuration registry database is corrupt. (1009)

What can I do about it?

Speedy Gonzales
22-07-2005, 04:23 PM
Search for a file called Easyav.exe.

Is it there? As Netsky.s a worm puts this command in under this entry in the registry. And will most probably screw the registry up.

22-07-2005, 04:54 PM
Cannot find easyav and AVG still runs but it does not install on startup like it used to do. I have done a full scan and not found any viruses.

I think my problems started when I installed Adobe Reader 6.1 which I have since uninstalled

Speedy Gonzales
22-07-2005, 06:21 PM
I would post a hijackthis log here http://www.hijackthis.de/ just in case its something stopping certain programs from putting info in the registry.