but no further forward. Tried basic install as above without search or defense+ selected - no change.
error happens in both install and remove during install/uninstall of defense+ kernel, see attached screenshots. Error report is grayed out and can’t copy/paste, also error file isn’t in folder …\documents and settings\user\local settings\temp\xyz as stated in error message.
Have also tried Revo uninstall followed by Cclean and XP Repair Pro 2007 with same results and also manual instructions as per sticky for complete removal of cfp v3 using Registrar Registry Manager.
As far as I can tell have no problems with PC other than CPF v3 install issue.
Reiterating, this problem 1st became apparent when trying to do file lookup (D+ running but not toolbar) which resulted in visual C++ error message. Closing error messages etc got control back after a delay but without success on lookup. All other aspects of CPF v3 appeared to be working fine.
When files waiting for lookup / submission grew to huge numbers I decided needed to do something about it, so did uninstall with Revo Uninstaller, Ccleaner and XP Repair Pro 2007 registry cleaner.
Reinstall led to “CFP v3 already installed message” so resolved that using CFP 3 file & registry cleaner batch file found in Help for v2 forum section, which enabled reinstall to start, only to fail at defense+ kernel with visual C++ error message. Also updated visual C++ files following another thread in help for v2 forum.
While checking for any issues and making sure I had windows firewall up and running I spotted problem with windows firewall, but have no view as to whether it existed before or was caused by CPF problem. The network connection settings under the firewall advanced tab was grayed out and had error message even though firewall seemed to be working. Windows firewall add / remove as described earlier fixed this problem (see screenshot).
IPv6 windows firewall driver error was red herring caused by windows TCP/IP v6 being selected in addition to normal TCP/IP in network properties - this bit at least resolved.
CFP had been installed and working well for many months with no problems and cannot recollect any major changes about the time the problem appeared, though do have hazy memory that it might have been about the time I updated Secunia and Hippo program checkers, though both have since been uninstalled just in case.
Will try and install CFP v2 and see if that goes ok, as that is before defense+ days??