- Go into Add / Remove programs in Windows Control Panel, locate Symantec endpoint protection and select the option to modify the install.
- Under "Proactive Threat Protection" disable "Application & Device Control"
- Follow through the steps of the installation modification and then close the Control Panel.
- Restart your machine
Once this completed 3ds Max should run as normal. It may take a some time to initialize the first time the software is run so be patient.