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McAfee Virusscan Professional version 6.0 quits unexpectedly after you install it on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer

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After you click Finish to complete the installation of McAfee Virusscan Professional version 6.0 on Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), you may receive the following error message:
Webscanx.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
To resolve this issue, contact McAfee for information about updates to McAfee Virusscan Professional version 6.0. For more information about McAfee products and support services, 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.The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
This issue has been corrected in McAfee Virusscan Professional version 7.0 and later.
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Article ID: 870906 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 18:28:46 - Revision: 5.0

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