McAfee On-Access Scanner Causes an Error Message in Windows XP

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SYMPTOMS
When you are using the Networks Associates Technology 'McAfee On-Access Scanner' program, you may receive the following error message:
McAfee On-Access Scanner has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
If the error message is still displayed and you want to see the data that the error report contains, click the click here link at the bottom of the message box. You then see error signature information that may be similar to the following:
   App Name      App Version  Module Name   Module Version  Offset   -----------------------------------------------------------------   Mcshield.exe  6.0.0.100    Mcscan32.dll  4.1.4.0         000b0743				
CAUSE
This issue may occur if McAfee On-Access Scanner version 6.0 by Networks Associates Technology is installed. This program is not completely compatible with the Microsoft software that is listed at the beginning of this article.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue, contact Networks Associates Technology to inquire about the availability of a fix for this issue. For information about how to do so, please visit the following McAfee Web site:Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.
MORE INFORMATION
For information about how to contact Networks Associates Technology, click the appropriate article number in the following list to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
65416 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, A-K

60781 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, L-P

60782 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, Q-Z
The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
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Article ID: 324402 - Last Review: 12/07/2015 11:27:56 - Revision: 1.0

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