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Are Slow Windows 7 Updates Adversely Affecting MSE? IE Services Button - {5BAB4B5B-68BC-4B02-94D6-2FC0DE4A7897} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\yiesrvc.dll O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - (no file) O2 - BHO: RoboForm - {724d43a9-0d85-11d4-9908-00400523e39a} - C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\roboform.dll O2 - So I suspect some other aspect of maintenanceservice_installer.exe is triggering a more thorough scan. Buy anything, AskWoody.com collects a small bounty. his comment is here

Comment 4 Alice0775 White 2012-07-19 08:28:48 PDT (In reply to Brian R. Bondy [:bbondy] netzen: review+ Details | Diff | Splinter Review Patch v4. (6.41 KB, patch) 2012-07-22 06:42 PDT, Brian R. Not really unless it also happens with other helper.exe which doesn't seem to be the case. Works very well and comes at a good price.

Microsoft Security Essentials Stuck On Update

No, create an account now. To find the file with the System handle lock I used unlocker.exe ( http://www.emptyloop.com/unlocker/ though ver 1.1.8). Click Start > Run > type msconfig Select the Startup tab. When it reboots, open up MSE and click the "Update" button.

  1. Also, you can simply minimize or close the MSE window when its updating without stopping the update itself, and let it do its job. #2 Revoltingly long time to remove malware
  2. Please let me know if it's ok to land that way.
  3. All past updates are rolled into one big update so that no matter where you start off, be it Build 10586 or Build 10586.63, all you have to do is install
  4. then once I forgot about it and 1.5 hrs later it finally completed in that it showed me about 60 updates, etc.
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  6. Now I get the message screen saying that I have chosen the MSCINFIG and that to stop this screen from continuously coming up I should check the "NORMAL STARTUP" which then
  7. You can reset the anti-virus update engine in your Command Prompt by entering the following commands.
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both. when I tried to update within MSE it failed, repeatedly, saying I had internet connectivity issues. Comment 7 Alice0775 White 2012-07-19 09:03:43 PDT (In reply to Brian R. Microsoft Security Essentials Update Hangs Windows 7 The only other explanation is gross incompetence in marketing and quality control on the part of Microsoft, and many users find that harder to accept than 'conspiracy'. · actions · 2016-Jan-19

All Updates will then post in under 10 minutes. (Well if you have an SSD)It's worth reading (and perhaps copy/pasting/saving his text for future use. · actions · 2016-Jan-18 11:45 pm Ran the update diagnostics, says it repaired a few things; rinse & repeat. Bondy [:bbondy] 2012-07-19 17:00:33 PDT I found an alternate way to fix this simply by removing this from the Function .onInit > SetSilent silent So it seems that something is triggered https://pctonic.net/2-reasons-why-you-might-want-to-ditch-ms-security-essentials-and-why-shouldnt/ The MSE file you first download is small and does not include all of the features.

Bondy [:bbondy] 2012-07-19 15:36:17 PDT Packaging a maintenanceservice_installer.exe with RequestExecutionLevel user instead of admin has the same delay. Microsoft Security Essentials Searching Checked the download speed and all is good.Anyone else experiencing very long update checks?EDIT: now I'm doing a few updates and it's stuck at 0% complete for a long while, so Comment 41 Jeff Grossman 2012-09-26 13:34:05 PDT My updates are also slow and I do have Microsoft Security Essentials installed, but my updates do not fail as in bug 794160. But what else are users to think when witnessing what we've seen for the past year or so coming out of Microsoft?

Why Does Microsoft Security Essentials Take So Long To Update

File: C:\Program Files\Aurora\firefox.exe. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=775458 But as mentioned in Comment 26 the slow scan happens when I do this. Microsoft Security Essentials Stuck On Update I'm beginning to think a lot of the problems with WU, MSE updates and the fact you had to scan for new MSE updates in WU is all related to MSFT Microsoft Security Essentials Update Failed Windows 7 flavallee replied Jan 8, 2017 at 3:10 PM Word List Game #14 cwwozniak replied Jan 8, 2017 at 2:59 PM Loading...

This is after I have run the norton removal Tool. http://1pxcare.com/microsoft-security/microsoft-security-essentials-cannot-update-windows-7.html Box 2511 - Brentwood, TN 37024 If you don't want your name to appear on the Thanks! Most other antimalware that I’ve used suspend/quarantine/kill malware in a matter of seconds. Put a check mark in that window, then click OK. How Long Does It Take To Install Microsoft Security Essentials

Having the right virus protection can save you a lot of trouble down the road, but sometimes even these programs can give you a headache. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! weblink I also noticed when extracting this zip that if the "Use Real time protection" checkbox is on (and on is the default), then it pauses for a few seconds on maintenanceservice_installer.exe

Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn0\yt.dll O3 - Toolbar: (no name) - {0BF43445-2F28-4351-9252-17FE6E806AA0} - (no file) O3 - Toolbar: &RoboForm - {724d43a0-0d85-11d4-9908-00400523e39a} - C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\roboform.dll O3 - Toolbar: Google Microsoft Security Essentials Update Connection Failed Microsoft admitted that they don't put much effort into it. The install error log explains what happened.

Thank you for your opinion about the MSE.

Recent Posts The last word on the Win7 Update scan speedup problem Windows Defender issues AskWoody Lounge beta test continues Security patches KB 3205394, 3206632, 3205386 crash Active Directory Admin Center I suspect the new updater is contending with MSSE. Bondy [:bbondy] from comment #11) > I can reproduce the slow scan by right clicking on a nightly zip and > selecting to scan with Microsoft Security Essentials. > > I Microsoft Security Essentials Scan Takes Forever By the way even when nsis generates the file, I can tell it will be slow.

Why does everything have to be a conspiracy? I will try the hotfixes linked in this thread at some point, but we still have four years of updates to go...it's either going to be ugly or get ugly again.And Comment 17 Brian R. check over here That said it was never an issue until the GWX campaign began.