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Paperport runtime error

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We have Paperport 9 running on a Win 2000 sp4 machine.
Everything was running fine until I upgraded our antivirus software
from SAV 9 to SAV 10
Ever since that we get a  MS Visual C++ Runtime error and paperport will not open.
I uninstalled the SAV and reinstalled paperport and paperport would open.
But...  When the computer is rebooted I get the same error again
and can only get it working again if I uninstall PaperPort, Reboot then reinstall paperport.
Right now SAV 10 is not installed on this system.
I have checked the updates for paperport through the help menu and it says
we are up to date.

Can anyone help me out with this?
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Greetings, pauls681 !

SAV 10 has lots of hooks in your system. You may need to manually uninstall SAV 10.
http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/ent-security.nsf/docid/2002031914291648

Follow the link that fits your configuration.

Best wishes!
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Please scan the registry for any occurrence of symantec antivirus -- after making a backup of the registry, delete all these symantec registry keys - when they are gone, you will probably have to reinstall service pack 2, and turn off automatic updates, and then reinstall the Paperport software, use the latest update from the web -- that should get you back to running again.  Now you should consider installing McAfee Antivirus, it does not hae these compatibilities like Symantec which has a whole series of incompatibilities.  Good luck.
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reinstall service pack 2??
what are u refering to?
I did use symantecs nonav program but that may not work completly
with ver 10. I will check the reg. and check th link to symantecs site.
Symnantec is what we use here. Im not switching to Mcafee
because of one issue out of 40 pc's.
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Pauls681,

NoNav does not completely uninstall SAV 10. That is why I gave you the manual method.  Use NoNAV to get most of it.  And follow manual method to remove the rest.
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Pauls681,

We have not heard from you in awhile. Did any comment help you solve your problem? Do you have any more question? If an Expert helped you, please accept his/her answer above with an excellent or good grade.

Thanks, war1
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by:pauls681
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So far nothing has worked
I can reinstall paperport and get it working
but the next time it is rebooted i get the same error
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pauls681,

You said SAV 10 cause the problem of Paperport not working.  You uninstall SAV 10, and Paperort still does not work.  Perform a system restore back to a date with Paperport was working and before you installed SAV 10.
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This is win2000 not XP
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There are parts of SAV 10 affecting your computer. With Windows 2000 and no system restore,  you can use NoNAV to remove most of SAV 10, the use Windows Search and registry editor to find the other parts and remove them.
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I have done this. Its possibe I missed something in the reg but to go back over it again is to painful.
I may just reformat this computer.
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I ended up reformating this computer.
Its all set now.
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