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Windows 7: Microsoft Security Essentials Error Code 0x80070643

17 Nov 2012   #1

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Microsoft Security Essentials Error Code 0x80070643

Whenever I try to install Microsoft Security Essentials I get the error code 0x80070643

I have tried lots of fixes, but none of them have worked

I look forward to repsonses


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17 Nov 2012   #2

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I'd start here with the suggested troubleshooting steps.

Installation Error 0x80070643 - Microsoft Community

One of the more common reasons for a failed MSE install is having had some other security software on the computer. Each security vendor usually provides their own official uninstall tool. Failure to use the tool can result in bits and pieces (remnants) being left behind which can interfere with a clean install of a new product. Singular Labs has compiled a list of official uninstallers. If you had a security product installed before MSE I'd run the appropriate uninstaller(s) after reading the info file(s).

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