Vista SP2 VSE 8.5i upgrade to VSE 8.7i Repost 4 disabled VBScript
VBScript was working normally before the upgrade, and ever since the install of 8.7i with Patch 4 repost (3 days ago), VBScript is failing. I have tried to re-register the vbscript.dll which succeeds without an error, but I still get the error message "Can't find script engine ""VBScript for script ...". I currently have VSE 8.7i Patch 4 with DAT 6232 Engine 5400, VSE is un-managed, and computer is Vista Ultimate SP2 x86 stand alone (no domain). Manually disabling all of VSE - Access Protection, Buffer Overflow, Email, On-Access still does not fix the issue. I did find a very old article about VSE 8.0 requiring patch 13 or higher to fix the behavior that VSE would not respect the disabling of script scanning, but I doubt this applies (I don't remember if I ever had VSE 8.0 installed, I doubt it worked with Vista anyways).
which caused VBScript to fail. A complete uninstall of VSE 8.7i Repost 4 left this key unmodified, causing VBScipt to fail since this McAfee dll no longer exists. Manually changing the registry key to the windows default:
solved the issue. I am now going to attempt a clean install (not looking forward to verifying steps in KB59996), then uninstall to see if the problem reoccurs, or if this was only caused by the VSE 8.5i - 8.7i Repost 4 upgrade I performed.
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