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fireamr
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Avant Browser Will Not Open

Post by fireamr » Wed Jan 02, 2013 11:43 pm

I cannot get Avant Browser to open on my PC. From the Desktop screen, when I click on the Avant Browser icon, the hour-glass symbol comes on momentarily as if the program is going to open, but then the symbol disappears and nothing else happens. I have uninstalled and re-installed the program multiple times, and have shut down and restarted multiple times, but get the same negative result. Internet Explorer and the other programs work fine. What's going on?

Windows version XP , Internet Explorer version 8 , anti-virus Avira , the Avant Browser Was working good yesterday , Please Help

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Re: Avant Browser Will Not Open

Post by Tinman57 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:50 am

Sounds like your profiles might have gotten munged. Hopefully you have made a backup of them.
First make a copy of your profile folder; C:\Documents and Settings\{User Name}\Application Data\Avant Profiles\profile.backup. Then delete the profile folder in Documents and Settings and see if Avant will run now. If so, restore your profile with Tools>Backup / Restore Profiles. If Avant fails to start again after this, then your backed up profile is bad, delete the profile folder, restart Avant and re-configure. Then make another backup.

If it still don't work, Try this:

1. Completely uninstall Avant.
2. Delete all Avant folders, including the Avant folder in Documents and Settings
3. Run a registry cleaner to remove any leftover entries
4. Reinstall Avant.
5. Start Avant.
6. Restore your profile with Tools>Backup / Restore Profiles.

Let us know how it worked out for you.
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Re: Avant Browser Will Not Open

Post by fireamr » Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:06 pm

I Make all this Step and the Browser not work

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Re: Avant Browser Will Not Open

Post by Jasmine » Tue Jan 08, 2013 1:59 am

How about exiting anti-virus Avira and trying again?
Launch avant.exe directly from the installation folder instead of the shortcut created in the desktop.
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Please provide the following information before reporting problems:
Avant Version; System(also point out it is a 32 or 64-bit OS);IE; Memory Size; CPU Speed;
Optional: Firewall; Graphics Card

For the problems hard to replay, could you add me into your MSN or Skype list if you use either of them? The advantage is that you can let us know the situation in the first place by making some screenshots, sharing your screen or explaining the specific problems more clearly when they happen.
E-mail: Jasmine#avantbrowser.com(please repalce # with @)
MSN: dishmoon#msn.com
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Re: Avant Browser Will Not Open

Post by Tinman57 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 2:12 am

fireamr wrote:I Make all this Step and the Browser not work
Have you tried build 197?
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Re: Avant Browser Will Not Open

Post by fireamr » Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:51 pm

i uninstall Avira Antivirus and now my Browser Open
I Will install the Antivirus and Try again
Thanks So much

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Re: Avant Browser Will Not Open

Post by AbelAbel » Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:59 am

Apart from Norton, another Avira Antivirus may block Avant.

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Re: Avant Browser Will Not Open

Post by Tinman57 » Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:24 am

fireamr wrote:i uninstall Avira Antivirus and now my Browser Open
I Will install the Antivirus and Try again
Thanks So much
If you want a free anti-virus that don't block Avant you can try Avast!.
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Re: Avant Browser Will Not Open

Post by fireamr » Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:04 pm

i install avira again and the avant block again
and when i uninstall avira in second time the avant didn't want to open
i uninstall avant and install it again but still not respond
what i do in this issue

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Re: Avant Browser Will Not Open

Post by Tinman57 » Sat Jan 12, 2013 12:53 am

fireamr wrote:i install avira again and the avant block again
and when i uninstall avira in second time the avant didn't want to open
i uninstall avant and install it again but still not respond
what i do in this issue
I'm not familiar with Avira, but there should be a place in preferences that will let you add Avant as a safe application or as the browser. That should stop Avira from stopping Avant. Also make sure your firewall shows Avant as either a trusted file or as the browser.
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