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I am interesting in purchasing your software however I haven't been able to evaluate it properly due to an installation issue. the software installs without issue however with I try to run the program I get an error message saying 'error unpacking program. error -2. please contact author'.

Please advise how to resolve this issue.

Nolan Dubeau VP, Product Engineering Guardly 416.434.8029

error install unpacking

Created on Dec 3, 2012 10:10:03 PM

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do you have running a AV solution on the machine where PRTG is installed? If so, this might cause the issue as we have seen similar cases.
Please uninstall PRTG, deactivate your AV or add a explicit exception for the whole installation folder of PRTG. Then install PRTG again.
Does it run now?
Please send the answer to [email protected].

Created on Dec 4, 2012 7:00:10 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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