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Cannot disable protected mode

I want to use another browser (Safari) and it says I need to disable protected mode. No problem right? BUT it will not disable. I put the correct password and used both IE and Firefox to try and disable it. Either one fails at doing so. I want to know if there is a way to fix the problem

Comp specs:
Windows XP SP3
502 MB RAM
HP Pavilion dv1000 notebook PC
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Reliable Contributor exbrit
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RE: Cannot disable protected mode

It will be easiest for you just to uninstall it, then reinstall if you wish.

See this thread for help: http://community.mcafee.com/showthread.php?t=211820
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RE: Cannot disable protected mode



That would work but I am not the account holder so it is not that easy to download a fresh one. And if I download it off the siteadvisor page, will it have SA PLUS in it? (I have McAfee total protection)
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RE: Cannot disable protected mode

No, it would be the regular SA from the website.

Can't you get hold of the account holder?

RE: Cannot disable protected mode

Otherwise, try the solution offered here:
http://forums.mcafeehelp.com/showthread.php?t=212323

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