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From Evan Platt <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Symantec Antivirus installed during apache_2.2.4-win32-x86-no_ssl.msi
Date Fri, 02 Feb 2007 21:00:30 GMT
At 12:30 PM 2/2/2007, J E wrote:
>I downloaded apache_2.2.4-win32-x86-no_ssl.msi from
>the // mirror.  I
>used the md5 method to validate and validation
>appeared to be successful.  During apache install
>there was an error when SymantecAntivirus was being
>installed.  I do not have the exact error message but
>the apache install continued after clicking the Cancel
>to proceed past the Symantec install.
>The apache install appeared to be working but when I
>did a right click on the Start button (Windows XP SP2)
>I would get a SymantecAntivirus.msi install error as
>it was trying to access a file on C:\temp\.
>It was a rather time consuming process to rid my
>machine of this partial Symantec installation.  Part
>of my concern is that this was a 10.0 version of Sym
>AntiVirus.  We just had a virus outbreak because of
>vulnerability in that version of Symantec antivirus.
>I am posting this question because I have not seen any
>indication, on the apache site, about this problem.
>Have others seen this problem?  Why does apache 2.2.4
>install SymantecAntivirus software?

I could be wrong, but I don't believe Apache installs Symantec.

Is it possible you already HAVE symantec, and the error was something 
to do with maybe Symantec security suite? Or perhaps an improperly 
installed copy of Symantec?

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