Vector Pro Windows 11 Node Control Center not installing

I've been updating all my systems drivers. With that I wanted to reinstall the NODE kit on my vector pro to see if it would push some necessary updates my way. 

The first issue I came across was needing to completely disable as many of Bit Defender's services that I could from starting up along with BitDefender's Advanced Protection and I also Created an Exception rule for the OEM folder for extra measure. I had to do this because the installed files were being seen as Malware. I however couldn't stop the Bitdefender Protected Service from starting up despite all my efforts. 

I restarted and tried the install again and after it uninstalled the prior installation and “successfully” installed the new Node Control Center, windows was prompted to restart. 

After startup, I tried to run the application from the newly created desktop icon, but it wouldn’t work. I went into the root folder, C:\Program Files\OEM\NODE Control Center, and tried all the other tools without avail. 

Ive tried forums and I haven't come accross any successful solutions for your Windows 11 node version to work. Maingear Support team says that Microcenter provides the support for the Vector models and couldn’t offer assistance.

Please let me know if you have any recommended solutions. Im running Windows 11 Pro, OS Build 22631.3007. (Purchase from the Microcenter Amazon Store).


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    Have you tried running it as Windows 10?

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