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Phoenix Agent setup does not start or launch on Windows servers

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This article applies to:

OS: Windows Servers running 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2

Product edition: Phoenix

Problem description

Locally saved Phoenix agent setup fails to start with a double-click or from the install option from the right-click menu.


When an executable is downloaded, Microsoft OS blocks the setup file by default and prevents the deployment.


  1. Right-click on Phoenix Agent setup file and select Properties.

  2. Click Unblock on the General tab.
  3. Click Apply and then OK.
  4. Run Phoenix Agent setup again.