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Former Member
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Synchronization Application error messages

What is the Synchronization Application and are others getting frequent errors of the Synchronization Application after installing the latest version of Internet Security? I have a Dell E5510 running Windows XP SP3 Media Edition. Turning off Netguard has stopped the Service Host errors from repeatedly popping up, but I still get Synchronization errors once or twice a day.

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Re: Synchronization Application error messages

Could you please  provide us some more information on those synchronization errors ?  Also kindly provide us with a screenshot of the error message .


Message 3 of 8

Re: Synchronization Application error messages

What is the exactly error message you get? Please be more specific.

Former Member
Message 4 of 8

Re: Synchronization Application error messages

I will get a screen capture the next time it pops up. In the meantime, can someone explain what the Synchronization Application is? How compromised am I if this application is closing every day?

Former Member
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Re: Synchronization Application error messages

Yes, other people are getting this error.  I was receiving this error at least 6 times a day until I contacted tech support.  They took over my computer and after about 2 hrs the program will not even run.  Of course it's a microsoft issue and since xp is no longer supported, I will need to get another virus program elsewhere.  All the other programs on my computer run without problems, but mcafee will not.  And by the way, I purchased a three year paid subscription for 3 computers. 

Former Member
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Re: Synchronization Application error messages

Hi, i have the same problema with win xp sp3, the synchronization error, repeat every day several times. So, for what adgraham said , it is or not a windows problem, that can´t be resolved for McAfee

¿Could you, please, say it clear to it, if it is or not the case?

Thank you very much,


update 1800h: I removed mcafee with mpcr tool ( it were not possible to be removed from add/remove program ), i reint, i reinstall everything from cero... and still is the same old problem on. I says every a little time , the problem with syncronization app, and mcafee host..

El mensaje fue editado por: robert2012 on 1/06/12 11:01:33 CDT
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Re: Synchronization Application error messages

@robert2012, this question is in two places. The other one is at https://community.mcafee.com/thread/45868.

Which one do you want to keep?

Message 8 of 8

Re: Synchronization Application error messages

keep the other 1 I am locking this.

The sync error and mcafee host errors on XP are caused by


Message was edited by: Peacekeeper on 2/06/12 6:50:54 AM
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