Symantec Protection Engine (SPE) service fails to start with a 1053 error after installing Java 8 update 161.
Java 8 update 161 does not update or created the windows path statement that is required by SPE.
The workaround is to Manually add the path to the java installation to Windows. To add the path follow these steps:
Advanced System Settings
Newto add the full path to the bin directory. For example :
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