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Download & Installation Troubleshooting Help

VISTA sp2 32 with updates, F-Secure Firewall Anti-virus.

I have recently had problems installing downloaded software. The installer just hangs and freezes this started 5 days ago. I have always been able to download and install from CNET before. This problem alos affests Microsoft Fix-it downloads. (CNET download affected was Wise Registry Cleaner). Problems started after I downloaded and installed revo uninstaller to uninstall PC Tool 8 anti virus which hung on installation.

I can only guess that its an issue with my Firewall, and Virus protection F-Secure (with Defender, Malawarebytes). But I have always downloaded and installed from CNET before.


Any Help and Asssitance, links would be greatly appreciated.
Rich

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Have you tried a system restore point ...

just prior to the problem?

If not, give it a try.

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Tried that, Used Safe Boot and programs worked

Hi thanks for responding. I have done the sytem restore thing it did not help.

I managed to get the downloaded programs to install and start in safe boot. So I beleive the problem has to do with my active F-Secure anti virus settings (Firewall, Application control, Deep Guard).

So I have managed to get Wise Registry Cleaner to run, Prev3 to run. I need to find a nice little safe program on CNET to download and run to test my new settings out. Something simple that does nothing.

So i beleive the solution has somethiing to do with my anti-virus software.
Richard

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