It's on my C drive not on a server. It doesn't matter whether I insert a movie or a data disk -- I always get the message but aside from the annoyance everything continues to work. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 4.3/5 (12 votes cast)Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file, 4.3 out of 5 based on 12 ratings Share: PreviousDelete calendar in Outlook 2007 that has Maybe something similar is happening to you? http://juicecoms.com/microsoft-security/microsoft-security-essentials-icon-not-in-system-tray-windows-7.html
Also could you tell me what antivirus or protection software are you using ? Guest says: 5 years ago The first comment fixed it! If we are talking about a shortcut, make sure the file still exists. Check the spelling of the name. here
If none of this works for you, then you can tell me along with a few details on your problem, like what are you trying to run, did it ever work, I am thinking that some of the files on the OS cd are corrupt. Balaji says: 4 years ago I am using Win 7 Ultimate. When you tried to change any settings, you got ‘Class Not Registered'.
If we are talking about a shortcut, try the file. Share this:FacebookGoogleTwitterEmail Filed under: Virus Removal 19 Responses for "Trouble Reinstalling MS Security Essentials" Eric September 20th, 2013 at 3:13 am 1 Removing the 2 registry keys worked like a champ, Nuked it, and up and running perfectly. (I am confident that there was a security setting in AVG that I could have simply disabled, but I do not care to reinstall What do I do? 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Security → Am I infected?
Special thanks also to Aseem. If any present try to temporary disable it and see if you can install a program. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/292443-microsoft-security-essentials-problem.html I think I found the solution, but, you have to do it manually. 1.
Ever since i had those replaced my computer has worked great. Disabling practically everything with msconfig did not help. When you open the tool, there's no immediately obvious way. XD danno says: 5 years ago If you can access the file before and this windows message suddenly appeared, do a 'System Restore" and everything will be OK again.
I installed WRSA which did nothing useful but hang up my system, locking FF and explorer which required a process kill, and cause BSOD with WRKRN.SYS I found more with the Unlimited Talk/Text/3G Data for $25/mon. Be sure that everything is Checked (ticked) except items in the C:\System Volume Information folder and click on Remove Selected. I close the message and play the disk and all is well.
It tries to do a background uninstall, but that runs first…Krayzen December 19th, 2013 at 6:09 am 9 After a restart the MSE reinstalled without any problems! this content On some operating systems like Windows 7 or Windows 8, sometimes even if you run it as an administrator, if the file doesn’t have explicit rights assigned to your username, or A little bit after that, this pop-up ad thing showed up featuring something called antivirus2004 or someting like that. VA:F [1.9.22_1171]Rating: 0 (from 0 votes) Zak on October 16, 2013 at 8:12 pm OK, i did a system restore and it did not work.
I've found often this problem can be fixed by uninstalling and reinstalling MSE. I simply unblocked the file and installed it. Check the descriptions and see if any of them ring a bell about a system change, like applied system updates or installed something. weblink Lost Access to Microsoft Security Essentials Directory and Application - Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs My System Specs Computer type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Samsung OS Windows 7 64bit
Wellington says: 5 years ago Thank You, the unblock method help me!! Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. It started today my PC is on all the time and when I went to download some photos I couldn't open any folders.
For now we will assume you checked game folders and registry entries (both HKCU and HKLM) for game rights at least modify (read + write) but if all everything fails we Select the choose a different restore point. I ran Windows XP and AVG. Moved from XP to Am I Infected - Hamluis.
On one system, the only hiccup was Security Center would not detect that MSE was active and installed. The full error message looks like this: Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. Yes - you execute the .bat script for your version of Windows, and it should ensure MSE is completely removed in a way that will allow it to be reinstalled.check over here Your job well done has made my job a little easier from here on out. IT Xpress January 28th, 2014 at 2:31 pm 15 Glad it worked for you!
Check and make sure the file isn't being run from the Documents library folder. They work much better now. Has there been any resolution here?