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The application is improperly formatted. Contact the application vendor for assistance

If you get this error when installing the Secure MS Outlook® Toolbar, please follow these steps:

1. First, try to reproduce the issue by going to the following URL:

2. Based on error reports, it’s possible that a security setting in Internet Explorer has been altered that could be preventing the installation of the Toolbar. In order to correct it, please follow these instructions:

  • Open Internet Explorer. Go to “Tools > Internet Options”. Click the “Security” tab, and then click on the “Custom level” button near the bottom. Scroll down until reaching the “.NET Framework-reliant components”. Under this category, look for “Run Components Signed with Authenticode”, and ensure it is set to “Enable”.
  • Try to complete the installation process again. If it fails, please move on to step 3.

3. There is a possibility that the computer is infected with a virus that is preventing the installation of the Toolbar. Our investigations have shown that a virus could cause this sort of problem. At this point, if you are still experiencing problems, we recommend consulting your IT department to verify that your computer is virus free.