Windows Defender

  heavymetalkid 22:23 11 Nov 2006
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I've just installed the finished version of Windows Defender and it seems to be playing havoc with my machine. Even though the installation is finished, each time I open it, instead of getting the Defender screen I get the installation box and it prepares to install it again. This is despite the fact that, initially it said "installation complete".

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:49 11 Nov 2006

Uinstll and reinstall

  birdface 22:57 11 Nov 2006

Do what fruit bat says,But once you delete it,If you can run C Cleaner just to get rid of the little bits left behind.Then re-install.

  heavymetalkid 00:46 12 Nov 2006

Thanks both and before I followed your advice I realised what the problem was. I had to open it from "All Programs", not from the Desktop and I hadn't been doing that...it's there now.

  Andsome 07:53 12 Nov 2006

I open it fine from the desktop icon.

  Probabilitydrive 08:40 12 Nov 2006

it really shouldn't make any difference from where you open a self extracting .exe programme. desk top worked fine for me as well.

  heavymetalkid 00:06 13 Nov 2006

I think I'm confusing you. After installation, it didn't go to my desktop-only the Installer was there and that's what I was clicking on. I dragged and dropped it from "All Programs" to the desktop and now it opens as it should. Thanks all.

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