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Problem: Webroot Spy Sweeper software can cause Python geoprocessing scripts to fail in ArcGIS

Description

Built-in scripts, such as 'Raster to Geodatabase (multiple)', or custom scripts added to a toolbox fail with:

Executing (RasterToGeodatabase_4): RasterToGeodatabase C:\temp\12t185615 "Database Connections\Raster.sde\Raster.RASTERDB.Ortho2004Color" # "Database Connections\Raster.sde\Raster.RASTER.Ortho2004Color"
Start Time: Tue Nov 16 14:16:20 2004
Running script RasterToGeodatabase...
Error in script RasterToGeodatabase.
Error in executing: cmd.exe /C C:\PROGRA~1\ArcGIS\ARCTOO~1\Scripts\RASTER~1.PY "C:\temp\12t185615" "Database Connections\Raster.sde\Raster.RASTER.Ortho2004Color" "#" "Database Connections\Raster.sde\Raster.RASTER.Ortho2004Color"

Cause

Webroot's Spy Sweeper Enterprise software is installed and is not allowing scripts to process.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Open Webroot Spy Sweeper.
  2. Open Options.
  3. Select Active Shields.
  4. Disable Spy Installation.

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