Getting a pop up stating 'Symantec WSS Agent already running' while login on computer

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Article ID: 225488

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Products

Web Security Service - WSS

Issue/Introduction

Getting a pop up stating 'Symantec WSS Agent already running' while login on computer.

Cause

Unknown at this time. The wssa-ui.exe is started twice and the second execution is causing the pop-up to appear.

This is happening randomly to a very limited hosts (less than 1%).

Environment

WSS Agent 7.4.1

Resolution

The pop-up will be removed in a future version of the WSSA (currently targeting 8.x).

In the interim the pop-up can be dismissed.

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