installing windows defender

  n4165si 17:46 06 Jul 2006

download okay, but cannot install ,error states you need windows installer 3.1 or later,also next message states wizard was interupted before windows defender could be completly installed
help reqd

  Jackcoms 17:52 06 Jul 2006

Come offline. Disable AV and try again

  skidzy 18:08 06 Jul 2006

If Jackcoms way does not work for you,try this....
Uninstall Defender,download from here click here save to my documents or somewhere you can find easily,Log off the net and make sure you have no other apps open then reinstall.
It may be possibly the download has been corrupted.

Hope this helps

  n4165si 18:57 06 Jul 2006

sorry jackcoms and skidzy this does not seem to work

  VoG II 19:00 06 Jul 2006

Try installing Windows Installer 3.1 click here

  skidzy 19:00 06 Jul 2006

Ok n4165si try this click here
you will need to follow the MS validation first.

  skidzy 19:01 06 Jul 2006

VoG™... crikey your quick againnnnnnnnnn :-)

  n4165si 19:16 06 Jul 2006

ihave validated windows and i have windows installer 3.1 installed stillno luck

  skidzy 19:35 06 Jul 2006

I take it you have sp2 installed !

click Start, click Run, type Msiexec /x {A5CC2A09-E9D3-49EC-923D-03874BBD4C2C}, and then click OK.

Best to copy from Msi to} and then paste into your run box.Not to sure if this will work when the program has not installed.

This is a shot in the dark as this has been a common problem in the past,but i thought this had been resolved by MS.

Have you tried installing with your firewall turned off ? Make sure you are logged off the net if you turn off the firewall.

  n4165si 19:37 06 Jul 2006

icannot now uninstall windows defender that is sitting in MY DOCUMENTS message reads you can not uninstall as you are not installed

  VoG II 19:38 06 Jul 2006

Try this click here

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