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Could not install Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager on Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit Operating System. Problem Attempts to install Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) on a computer with the Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit Operating System fail.

Created: 25 Oct 2011 • Updated: 25 Oct 2011 | 1 comment
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Issue: Attempts to install Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) on a computer with the Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit Operating System fail.  The error message indicates that install is not allowed on Windows XP Home edition.

Error: When Installing Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager on Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit Operating System, receiving error as below:

Click for more -> Error: Installation of Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager is not allowed on Windows 7.

Details: Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager is not supported on Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (build 7601).

Cause: Due to inherent limitations in the OS, the SEPM should not be installed on a "Home Premium" release of Windows 7.

Solution: Administrators should treat this as a "known issue."  The SEPM should be installed on a suitable platform.

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