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  • "kenjitakeo" started this thread

Date of registration:
Jan 3rd 2013

Avira Free Antivirus

Operating System:
Dual Boot Windows 7 Premium x64 and Windows 8 Enterprise x64

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Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 4:01pm

Validation of engine failed. Error: 10006 on Win8

I've got an error 10006 after performing auto update.What error 10006 mean?

Here is the full report.


Avira Free Antivirus Updater
Complete product update

Creation time: 03 January 2013 21:39:18

Operating system:
Windows 8 Enterprise () [6.2.9200] 64 bit

Product information:
Product version:
Updater: D:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\update.exe
Update resource: D:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\updaterc.dll
Library: D:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\update.dll
Plugin: D:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\updext.dll
GUI: D:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\updgui.dll

Connection settings:
- Connection type: Web server
- Transfer type: Existing connection
Proxy settings: System settings used

21:41:01 [UPD] [INFO] 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\BACKUP\' requires 2767562 bytes of free disk space.
21:41:01 [UPD] [INFO] 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\' requires 4721048 bytes of free disk space.
21:41:01 [UPD] [INFO] 'D:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\' requires 2360524 bytes of free disk space.
21:41:01 [UPD] [INFO] Disk space OK.
21:41:01 [UPD] [INFO] Drive: D:\, free capacity: 27484184576 bytes.
21:41:01 [UPD] [INFO] New files are being downloaded...
21:41:01 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase008.vdf.gz'.
21:44:10 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase009.vdf.gz'.
21:44:11 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase010.vdf.gz'.
21:44:12 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase011.vdf.gz'.
21:44:13 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase012.vdf.gz'.
21:44:14 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase013.vdf.gz'.
21:44:15 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase014.vdf.gz'.
21:44:15 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase015.vdf.gz'.
21:44:16 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase016.vdf.gz'.
21:44:18 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase017.vdf.gz'.
21:44:19 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase018.vdf.gz'.
21:44:19 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase019.vdf.gz'.
21:44:20 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase020.vdf.gz'.
21:44:21 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase021.vdf.gz'.
21:44:22 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase022.vdf.gz'.
21:44:23 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase023.vdf.gz'.
21:44:24 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase024.vdf.gz'.
21:44:24 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase025.vdf.gz'.
21:44:26 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase026.vdf.gz'.
21:44:27 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase027.vdf.gz'.
21:44:27 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase028.vdf.gz'.
21:44:28 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase029.vdf.gz'.
21:44:29 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase030.vdf.gz'.
21:44:29 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\vbase031.vdf.gz'.
21:44:40 [UPD] [INFO] Downloading of '' to 'D:\ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\TEMP\UPDATE\n_vdf\aevdf.dat.gz'.
21:44:41 [UPD] [INFO] The program is running as an unrestricted full version.
21:44:58 [UPD] [INFO] Starting engine validation.
21:45:29 [UPD] [ERROR] Validation of engine failed. Error: 10006

25 Files downloaded
0 Files installed

03 January 2013 21:45:29

The update failed!



Date of registration:
Jul 10th 2009

Avira Free Antivirus
Avira Ultimate Protection Suite
Avira Internet Security

Operating System:
Windows XP/ Windows 7

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Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 11:12pm



Currently, the Avira products are not ready for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

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