avast on windows xp laptop

  pcman13 22:45 26 Nov 2014
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Hi, I have a problem, where XP won't boot normally just gets to you desktop the reboots. It's hangs on aswrvrt.sys when booting in safe mode. this happen after updating to to the latest program version of avast free Hope you can help me with this problem thanks

  lotvic 00:24 27 Nov 2014

After reading a thread on click here I'm not convinced about it being a virus as they mention - but the Checkdisk and Fixboot and recovery console part is prob what you need to do.

Do you have the XP cd? you could use the RC Recovery Console and the command FIXBOOT or restore to an earlier date. Do a google for xp recovery console commands for guidance.

  pcman13 21:26 01 Dec 2014

I managed to get into safe mode and removed version 10 now ok I liked avast it a shame that it will not work any more does it work with windows 7 then??

  lotvic 23:04 01 Dec 2014

I'm using it with my Windows 7 and haven't had any problems.

  rdave13 11:10 02 Dec 2014

I'm using Avast 2015 on my XP netbook with no issues.

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