error code 0X80070643

  Boy Zone 13:16 10 Aug 2010
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I got a problem trying to reinstall MS essentials.
I thought I'd try a different virus software, but decide to go back to MSEE.
Problem is I cant reinstall this, keep getting a message error code as above. When I googled this it shows plenty of so called scan programs to fix this but none are free.
How do I over come this problem?

  Pineman100 13:22 10 Aug 2010
  Boy Zone 16:56 10 Aug 2010

carried out this, but awaiting MS to contact me, with little hope of thise ever happening.
I'm now in a postion that I have NO A/V software installed, cant even load AVG as it tells me to uninstall MS Security Essentials. Problem being I thought I had and cant locate any entries for MSE and yet it appears to be still on my PC but where?
Any help would b e gratefully appreciated.

  Proclaimer 17:19 10 Aug 2010

Do you have a System Restore Point to go back to?

  Sea Urchin 17:21 10 Aug 2010

Might help you

click here

  Zeppelyn 21:13 10 Aug 2010

Ive had this error when trying to instal MSE and turned out it was a problem with permissions to Start Menu. Try the last entry on this click here

  Boy Zone 14:06 11 Aug 2010

THanks Zeppelyn,
I carried out all what you have sent but still no joy.
Regarding the last item from your link regarding the install log,from the path you gave I don't have this msseInstall.log file.
CAN I delete this path Microsoft Security Essentials/support????
When I checked via the control panel security it seems that Msee is still monitoring my PC, but I know I uninstalled this, well I think I did?

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