Windows Security Center

  Alf58 13:17 29 May 06

I am running Windows Xp Pro. When I go to Windows Security Center I get a message telling me the security centre hasd stopped or has been turned off. I am asked to reboot or turn Windows security back on. Rebooting does not change anything. I dont know how to turn Wiondows security Center back on. I am using Norton AV could this be why no security centre?

Any ideas folks?

  VoG II 13:19 29 May 06

Start, Run, type


and click OK. Scroll down to Security Center and double click it. Click the Start button and change the Stasrtup Type to Automatic.

  Alf58 14:09 29 May 06

Thanks Vog. Followed your instructions and all ok now. I wonder if Norton disabled it? Anyway, who cares. Thanks again.

  Boghound 16:16 26 Aug 06

Just had the exactly same problem after starting a new ADSL connection...Just kept going round in circles...Forgot about services.msc...Thanks for jogging the "grey matter" VoG

  Jlen 13:16 11 Oct 06

Thanks, Vog What a great Forum this is :o)


  Meshuga 15:10 11 Oct 06


  Magic Eye 21:44 20 Dec 06

Same problem after re-installing Windows XP home.
Went round in circles untill I read your solution.
Many thanks Vog

norton does , by default disable windows security

  Meshuga 22:07 20 Dec 06


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