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Webroot Spy Sweeper

The program installed, but then I get a message saying there are compatibility issues with my system. I should check for online solutions.

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  • rennyp1115 Oct 14, 2008

    I have Windows Vista VR

    I installed the Spy Sweeper software I purchased when I replaced my PC.

    I get a message saying "The program has compatibility issues and I should go to Microsoft ( online) for assistance".

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What operating system do you have????
and what software are you trying to install???
detail please.

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

  • Frank
    Frank Oct 14, 2008

    uninstall spy sweeper. it is not yet vista comparable issue.

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