During the installation of Symantec Protection Engine (SPE) a Windows Installer error pops up preventing the completion of the installation. By acknowlodging the error the installation allows completion.
The following error message occurs during the installation.
During the installation of Symantec Protection Engine the Microsoft Installer makes a call to the RegisterNULLPipe function. As part of this process the registry path of HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Service\LanmanServer\Parameters keys are checked for values relating to NULL Pipes. If expected keys do not exist the above error is thrown.
One or more of the following keys are missing:
To resolve the issue you can manually add the missing registry keys using the following steps:
Note: Registry key names and values are case sensitive.
Once you have completed the above steps perform a new installation of Symantec Protection Engine.