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MSE Keeps returning

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  • Security
  • Crash
  • Security Essentials
  • New Build
  • Windows 7
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February 7, 2013 9:41:49 PM

New build, Windows 7 Home Premium. I installed Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE). Then decided I didn't want it so I did a uninstall from add programs. Kept getting an error referencing it then a Kernal 41 crash. Found and deleted the folder it was in Program data .... computer ran fine for 16 hours then a crash. At 5:35 he same MSE error, 5:35:02 crash. The folder was back??. Since this error seems to be triggering the crash how could it have reinstalled and how do I prevent it?

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Richard Wallace

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a b $ Windows 7
a b 8 Security
February 7, 2013 10:21:38 PM

you could try uninstalling using 3rd party software instead of add/remove programs

something like the free trial of revo uninstaller or similar software

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February 8, 2013 3:04:20 PM

mcnumpty23 said:
you could try uninstalling using 3rd party software instead of add/remove programs

something like the free trial of revo uninstaller or similar software


Tried REVO doesn't see it, Tried Microsoft fixit widget, it doesn't see it either, every reboot the folder keeps getting created with the file.
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a b $ Windows 7
a b 8 Security
February 8, 2013 3:14:49 PM

is system restore turned on?

that may be able to put it back
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February 8, 2013 5:16:38 PM

I don't want it back I want it to go away forever.
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a b $ Windows 7
a b 8 Security
February 8, 2013 5:21:49 PM

i know--i meant maybe windows is putting it back because system restore is turned on

it must be getting a back up of the file from somewhere
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February 8, 2013 7:33:42 PM

Restore was Off I gave up and clean reinstalled Windows 7, no more file. MSE never again
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Richard Wallace
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February 8, 2013 7:34:26 PM

Best answer selected by Alderan9.
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February 8, 2013 7:35:41 PM

mcnumpty23 said:
i know--i meant maybe windows is putting it back because system restore is turned on

it must be getting a back up of the file from somewhere



I gave up, clean installed no MSE files. Yeah and boo. Restore was off

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Richard Wallace
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