Symantec Endpoint Protection client displays "No Symantec protection technologies are installed."

Article:TECH131595  |  Created: 2010-01-09  |  Updated: 2011-08-19  |  Article URL
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Symantec Endpoint Protection client displays "No Symantec protection technologies are installed."



  Event ID: 59
Source: SidebySide
Generate Activation Context failed for C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\SmcGui.exe.
Reference error message: The operation completed successfully.

Event ID: 32:
Source: SidebySide
Dependent Assembly Microsoft.VC80.ATL could not be found and Last Error was The referenced assembly is not installed on your system.

Event ID: 33
Source: SidebySide
Activation context generation failed for "C:\Windows\system32\conhost.exe". Dependent Assembly Microsoft.Windows.SystemCompatible,processorArchitecture="amd64",publicKeyToken="6595b64144ccf1df",type="win32",version="6.0.7600.16816" could not be found. Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed diagnosis.


Windows SidebySide is corrupt and/or missing components required to run properly.


Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 x86 redistributable.

Install "Security Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package (KB973923)".

Reboot the system.


Install any pending Windows Updates and reboot the system.

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