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    Getting an Error code ‘0x80070656’ when trying to reinstall Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows 7

    Hi, reinstalling process for Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) not performing well on windows 7. Actually, i got the update but it is not installing on my system so, i decided to uninstall it but getting an error if reinstalling Security essential as mentioned above. Now, what to do? Any help!!



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    Re: Getting an Error code ‘0x80070656’ when trying to reinstall Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows 7

    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------This error can be removed using these steps----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------*1* Verify that you have removed all other realtime antimalware products (Norton, McAfee, TM, etc). Use the removal tools ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------*2* If you just updated Adobe Flash, you may have inadvertently installed McAfee Security Scanner. Verify that it is not present.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------*3* Verify that Windows Defender is uninstalled (if XP), or Disabled (if Vista/W7).----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------*4* Verify that you are up-to-date with patches and service packs.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------*5* Verify that your PC clock is correctly set.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------*6* Then, restart your PC.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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