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Opera wont start after first install

  • I am trying to install Opera onto my system for the first time (not upgrade from a previous install) and during the install process a text file shows up on my desktop titled 'debug'. These are the exact contents of that file:

    [0225/] Failed running Opera.exe

    I have installed this same version of the software on two other systems without any issues (

    Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

  • Some security program not allowing it to run, perhaps?

  • Possible, but Ive never heard of an anti virus program or something similar preventing a web browser from running. I have McAfee installed if it makes a difference.

    I tried searching for that error code, but was unable to find anything.

  • McAfee is notorious for this. Norton too. If they thing a program is really malicious they will delete it out from under you without even confirming first. Them blocking an installer is nothing new. Disable it for a few minutes while you install and see if that helps.