Error Code 1402 while working with Vipre antivirus protected computer is very much common among the users. This Vipre error code 1402 which is also known as MSI Error 1402 appears mainly at the time of installation or upgrade process of Vipre antivirus. And you can notice this error in any of the Vipre software like Vipre internet security or Vipre total security.
Troubleshooting with this error code, you need to go through a long and little complicated process that is described below by experts. If the installation is failed such errors occurs, so along with this blog you can also read another blog to know How to Fix Vipre Antivirus Installation Error 1603. But right now find here the step-by-step process to fix this error.
Steps to Fix Vipre MSI Error Code 1402:
Step1: Open the registry editor (Start > Run > type regedit) and Navigate to the parent container: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components. The ‘S-1-5-18’ key may be different on your computer.
Step2: Now right click the Components container registry key and choose permissions option.
Step3: Here, on the permissions for dialog box click the Add button and add in the Administrator, Administrators and SYSTEM accounts, and your own local account with administrator privileges.
Step4: Now move back to the first permissions to find dialog box, click each account in the top-list and make sure each has the Full Control with “Allow and Read and Allow permissions”.
Step5: Click the advanced button so that the Advanced Security Settings dialog box appears on your computer screen.
Step6: Here on the Permissions tab change it to replace all child object permissions with transferable permissions from this object, then click on Apply button.
Step7: On the owner tab, highlight the Administrators name in the lower listbox, and then place a check next to replace owner on subcontainers and objects and click Apply button.
Step8: Now you have to again repeat the last 2 steps once more. This time you would not get any errors about not being able to update the permissions on the child keys.
Step9: Now you can press Ok and exit these dialog boxes to end this troubleshooting process.
Hope this error would be fixed on your computer. However, if you are using Vipre 2017 and looking to upgrade to Vipre 2018 version, then read our blog How to Upgrade Vipre Antivirus 2017 to 2018 and avoid such errors or any other issue during the upgrade process.
You can avoid such errors if you follow the right installation and upgrade process. However, if you still face any kind of issue or encountered upgrade related errors, then contact Vipre support by phone and get the online help by experts to fix the error professionally and install or upgrade Vipre internet security successfully on your computer.