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by Ragu / August 8, 2005 12:58 AM PDT

Good morning!
My problem is that MS Anti-Spyware expired and so I downloaded new copy but when I try to install I get the following: Error 1324 The path My Pictures contains an invalid character. I have checked Google and MS web sites and have found no solutions. it will not allow me to install new version. I also went to control panel and tryed to remove old version but I get same error plus the following. Fatal error during installation. I was wondering if anyone might have a solution.
System info:
Windows XP Pro. Version 2002 Serv. Pack 2
Intel Pentium II
400MHX 256 MB Ram
Thankyou for any help you may offer Ragu

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check the system requirements of ms antispyware
by Daviddude / August 13, 2005 4:17 AM PDT
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maybe your 400 MHZ processor can't handle it???

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Systems specs shouldn't be a problem,
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 13, 2005 4:43 AM PDT
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see this M$ article;
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/requirements.mspx

There have been a number of reports of this error at the MSAS Beta Newsgroups here; http://communities.microsoft.com/newsgroups/default.asp?ICP=spyware&sLCID;us
(Click on the "Install" link on the left).

The one I found that appears to have an answer refers to a Tech Republic article located here;

http://www.smartcomputing.com/techsupport/detail.aspx?guid=&ErrorID=25878

It mentions that either it is a problem with naming of a Shared file folder, or a problem with Windows Installer. Have a look at the article and see if it helps.

Mark

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but a small HD could be a problem
by jonah jones / August 13, 2005 4:55 AM PDT

Intel Pentium II
400MHX 256 MB Ram and an ?G HD...

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