Incompatible Program Detected while installing Server Edition on Windows 2016 and 2019 Server

19-02-2020 16:54:42 14 0

Description : On Installing Seqrite Server Edition on Windows 2016 Server, an error ' Incompatible Program Detected' may encouter if Windows Defender is functional.By default, Windows Defender AV is installed on Windows Server 2016 and 2019.


To continue installing Seqrite Server Edition, Windows Defender has to be uninstalled. To uninstall, follow below steps :

1. Open Server Manager

2. From Manage menu, click Remove Roles and Features.

3. Click 'Next' to continue.

4. Select the Destination Server from the Wizard and click Next to continue.

5. Click Next on this wizard to select the Windows Defender feature

6 Uncheck the Windows Defender Features from the wizard and Click Remove.

7. After the removal process, a restart of Server is required to complete the removal.

8. After restart confirm again that Windows Defender Features is removed from the Server manager.

9. After restarting the Server, execute the Seqrite Server Edition installer to proceed with installation.