Security Center Showing Defender off when it is on

Posted: 02-29-2008, 04:38 PM
I'm running vista home premium and I recieved (at random) an error that said
that Windows Defender was offline as was my virus software (Symantec) after
checking and confirming that they were in fact both on. I tried to activate
them in the security center. Vista could not find Symantec but it did take me
to a site that I could download it so I just deactivated it.

Every time I tell vista to turn on defender it starts searching for updates
and when it can't find any it shows a security risk. Is this a common bug or
is there a quick easy fix that I'm just not seeing?

Security Center Showing Defender off when it is on


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toni
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RE: Security Center Showing Defender off when it is on
Posted: 02-29-2008, 05:44 PM


"Drewscifer" wrote:
> I'm running vista home premium and I recieved (at random) an error that said
> that Windows Defender was offline as was my virus software (Symantec) after
> checking and confirming that they were in fact both on. I tried to activate
> them in the security center. Vista could not find Symantec but it did take me
> to a site that I could download it so I just deactivated it.
>
> Every time I tell vista to turn on defender it starts searching for updates
> and when it can't find any it shows a security risk. Is this a common bug or
> is there a quick easy fix that I'm just not seeing?
toni
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RE: Security Center Showing Defender off when it is on
Posted: 02-29-2008, 05:58 PM


"Drewscifer" wrote:
> I'm running vista home premium and I recieved (at random) an error that said
> that Windows Defender was offline as was my virus software (Symantec) after
> checking and confirming that they were in fact both on. I tried to activate
> them in the security center. Vista could not find Symantec but it did take me
> to a site that I could download it so I just deactivated it.
>
> Every time I tell vista to turn on defender it starts searching for updates
> and when it can't find any it shows a security risk. Is this a common bug or
> is there a quick easy fix that I'm just not seeing?
 
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