000011987 - How to reinstall the VAM & Signature Content Update Package ?

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The previous installation of enVision VAM & Signature Content Update Package was incomplete or incorrectly installed and currently your not able to run the installation again because of the following error message:

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"The update package must be newer than the currently installaed


    Currently installed:4.0b5011u501

    This update package: 4.0b5011u501


Please Contact Technical Support for assistance


Setup will now terminate"


Note: the installed version might be different than the above error


The system has detected that the new installation has got the same update number as the previous install.


To fix it we would need to change the update registry key to a lower number and run the install again.



Important This section, method, or task contains steps that show you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:


 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows Server 2003



  1. Login with the MASTER Account  to the envision Appliance where you have run the VAM & Signature Content Update
  2. Click Start, click Run, type regedt32 in the Open box, and then click OK.
    Intelligence Corp\enVision\Rsa enVision Content update
  4. Roll back the update number in the update subkey to an earlier number then click OK.
  5. Close Registry Editor.
  6. Restart all NIC services.
  7. Run the update again.
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