Windows Security Center

  Alf58 13:17 29 May 06
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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

services.msc

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)

LenJam

  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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