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How to fix the Issue when Microsoft® Security Essentials shows “Error Code 0X80070643″
What are the causes of Microsoft Security Essentials showing “Error Code 0X80070643″ in your PC?
There are many ways in which your Microsoft Windows PC may get infected. New malicious software is designed to make your system vulnerable and the makers thus take advantage of the situation to steal your valuable and personal information from it. To keep your PC and sensitive date safe and tightly secured against these rogue software programs, Microsoft releases several preventive measures, from time to time, beside the security patches. One such measure is available to you in the form of Microsoft Security Essentials. This is a free download from Microsoft, designed to provide maximum protection for your PC. It can protect any PC ranging from Microsoft Windows XP to Microsoft Windows 7. The software is designed to combat spyware, Trojans, viruses and other type of software, which can damage or destroy your system as well as its data. This software can be easily installed in your PC. Nevertheless, many users attempting to do it have faced the “Error Code 0X80070643″ while setting up this program.
To aid you, we have compiled this article to share with you information that can highlight for you the possible reasons, the causes and the solutions that you too could follow in order to keep the error code away. Given below are the causes and tips to fix “Error Code 0X80070643″ in related to Microsoft Security Essentials:
Causes of “Error Code 0X80070643″
Uninstall installed Antivirus
Check Windows Installer Service
- Causes of “Error Code 0X80070643″
There are many reasons that can result in “Error Code 0X80070643″ in Microsoft Security Essentials. Some of the noteworthy ones include two security programs are simultaneously installed in a PC, if the previous application wasn’t completely removed, if the Windows Installation is not genuine, if the copy of Windows Installer in your PC is lower than 3.1, or if the Windows Installer Service is not running.
- Uninstall installed Antivirus
By uninstalling one of the installed Antivirus programs, you can conveniently resolve the “Error Code 0X80070643″ while installing Microsoft Security Essentials. To effectively uninstall an antivirus program,
- Go to the ‘Control Panel’
- Select the ‘Add or Remove Program’ option
- Let the list of installed programs display before you
- Select the ‘Installed Antivirus program’ and press the ‘Uninstall’ button
- Check Windows Installer Service
You may find the “Error Code 0X80070643″ flashing across your PC screen while installing Microsoft Security Essentials if the Windows Installer Service is not running. In order to check whether Windows Installer Service is running or not, you need to:
- Open ‘Control Panel’ and select the ‘Administrative Tools’ option
- Further select the ‘Services’ option
- From the window that will now be displayed, double-click on the ‘Windows Installer’ option
- Now check whether this service is being displayed as ‘Stopped’. If yes, you need to press on the ‘Start’ button and run the MSE installer.
To keep your PC protected real-time, you can install Microsoft Security Essentials and put all your worries to rest. Even if you face an installation error, such as the one mentioned here, you can easily resolve it by following the aforesaid steps. Should you still face an issue in resolving the error, dial our toll free number and let an iYogi tech expert handle the situation for you. We work 24×7, so call us as per your convenience.