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Microsoft Security Essentials freezes

By Nomy1
Mar 26, 2013
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  1. Hi,

    Whenever I run a scan using Microsoft security essentials, it will freeze on the following item:
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\OLE\\MachineLanuchRestriction

    And will not unfreeze unless I restart the computer and when I run the scan again it will freeze on the same item.

    So any help would be great. Thanks.
     
  2. Nomy1

    Nomy1 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Running:
    Windows 7 (64-Bit, SP1)
     
  3. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,814   +921

    This a totally uneducated guess but, could "Wow" mean "World of Warcraft"?
     
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,090   +1,519

    Windows on Windows
     
  5. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Maniac Posts: 1,850   +184

    Try uninstalling MSE. Then reinstall it Sometimes this helps.
     
  6. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 5,302   +238

  7. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,814   +921

    Oh, that WOW.....! (hangs head in embarrassment).:oops:

    Plus there's the added disappointment of not being able to say, "just uninstall World of Warcraft, and get on with your life" :mad:
     
    learninmypc likes this.


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