windows defender on a network resource???


G

Guest

Cannot install w Defender:
I used to have it.


The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is
unavailable.

Try again or enter an alt path containg the installation package Windows
Defender(1).msi in the box below??????

I am not on a network? Desktop Dimension Windows XP sp 2

Help?
 
Ad

Advertisements

G

Guest

Have you added any hardware that would have reassigned drive letters? (Such
as adding a DVD drive or even plugging in an external drive.)

That may "confuse" Windows in locating the source directory.
 
G

Guest

I have the same issue. Seems a MAJOR BUG in Beta 2. I downloaded the *.msi
file into the same folder as the Beta 1. The install tries to find (the
old?) a *.msi file and reports an error. Stupid programming. I can't
uninstall from the ADD/REMOVE programs either.

BTW - ere's a $1,000,000 ides for Bill Gates.... how about asking ALL s/w
engineers who write error dialog boxes to do so in a format that the user can
"Cust/copy/paste", so we don't have to remember, or scratrch down these long
error mnessages when talking to his tech support folks -- brilliant, huh?

Jim Bannon
(e-mail address removed)
 
G

Guest

Have a look at this article. It may be relevant to your prºblem.

Subject: Windows Defender Installer Information Error 1905.Module C:
5/5/2006 2:05 PM PST
By: RickJ
In: microsoft.private.security.spyware.installation

For the benefit of the community reading this post, please rate the pºst.

I hope this post is helpful.

Let us know how it works ºut.
 
G

Guest

I went to the article and saved it. I have used the cleaner before and it did
not work. You hit it on the head before when you talked about the external
drives. I had an issue with Roxio and Nero and my computer could not find my
drives. I went through a newsgroup and somehow they changed the letters to K
and J for my DVD and Burner. Anyway to chenge them back???

Thanks!
Beachck22
 
G

Guest

Engel, What article? I installed a new hard drive and my drive letters are
different now also :-(
 
Ad

Advertisements


Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments. After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.

Ask a Question

Similar Threads


Top