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The following workaround will effectively resolve the issue:
Double-click the Symantec Endpoint Protection notification area icon. In the left-hand column, click Change Settings.
Scroll down to Client Management and click the Configure Settings button.
Navigate to the Tamper Protection tab.
Uncheck the Protect Symantec security software from being tampered with or shut down checkbox and click the OK button.
Browse to the SEP installation path ...\Symantec Endpoint Protection\14.x\bin\ folder.
Rename sqsvc.dll, sqscr.dll and symerr.exe files to: sqsvc.dll.old, sqscr.dll.old and symerr.exe.old
Click Windows Start > Run and type and run the following: smc -stop, and then followed by smc -start. Return to the Tamper Protection tab and click the Protect Symantec security software from being tampered with or shut down checkbox and click the OK button.
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