MS Security Essentials Prevent Loading of Software Applications
Is it possible to disable MSE so that it does not impact loading of software applications on my computer? I tried to uninstall MSE temporarity and Add & Remove Programs function cannot find the epp.msi file to facilitate the uninstallation.
Security Essentials Version: 2.0.657.0
Antimalware Client Version: 3.0.8107.0
Engine Version: 1.1.6502.0
Antivirus definition: 1.97.984.0
Antispyware definition: 1.97.984.0
Network Inspection System Engine Version: 2.0.5854.0
Network Inspection System Definition Version: 22.214.171.124
Did you uninstall AND CLEANUP, repeat CLEANUP, all other realtime antimalware before you installed MSE? If not, you must do so.
To disable MSE temporarily, open MSE, settings tab, select realtime protection, and uncheck "turn on realtime protection"
However, because you have tried uninstalling, who knows what is messed up now.
Perform these checks:
Verify that you have removed/uninstalled all otherreal-time antimalware products that were ever installed on your PC, including free/trial products that were installed when the PC was purchased (Norton, Symantec, McAfee,
TM, AVG, Avast, Avira, Malwarebytes (paid), etc).