security center won't start

penguina08

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Yesterday I got a virus which brought up a false security window. I downloaded Malwarebytes which removed the malware causing the virus. I also have AVG on my computer. Today when I open my Security Center, it says the service is turned off. When I click to turn it on, I get a red X, saying it cannot be started. I have read multiple forums to fix this problem, but none have worked for me. One says to type Services in the start search, and check that Security Center is on. However, Security Center does not show up in my list when I open Services (only security accounts is there). Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

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richc46

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  • Manufacturer/Model
    Dell XPS420
    Memory
    6 gig
    Graphics Card(s)
    ATI Radeon HD3650 256 MB
    Sound Card
    Intergrated 7.1 Channel Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell SP2009W 20 inch Flat Panel w Webcam
    Hard Drives
    640 gb
    Cooling
    Fan
    Mouse
    Dell USB 4 button optical
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richc46

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Glad that it worked out, good luck.
 

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Dell XPS420
    Memory
    6 gig
    Graphics Card(s)
    ATI Radeon HD3650 256 MB
    Sound Card
    Intergrated 7.1 Channel Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell SP2009W 20 inch Flat Panel w Webcam
    Hard Drives
    640 gb
    Cooling
    Fan
    Mouse
    Dell USB 4 button optical
    Keyboard
    Dell USB
    Other Info
    DSL provided by ATT

optoboy

Member
I'm having similar issues and have run out of ideas. All settings are correct yet I keep getting the 'security center can't start' message. Need help.
 

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