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Security Center Not Coming Up in Win XP

Discussion in 'General Security' started by Wylbur342, Sep 19, 2008.

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  1. Wylbur342

    Wylbur342 Thread Starter

    Jul 8, 2004

    My girlfriend's security center is not coming up when she boots her system.

    When she opens it, she gets the following:
    The Security center is currently unavailable because the "security center"
    service has not started or was stopped. Please close this window, restart
    the computer (or start the security center service), open the security center

    After rebooting, she gets the same thing.

    She went to Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services

    ... right-clicked on the "Security Center" entry, and sees no option for starting it.

    (Everything is "greyed out.")

    She has McCafee firewall, with AVG, and is running Windows XP.

    Is this due to a virus infection?

    ... or is it McCaffee?

    Any suggestions on how to resolve this would be greatly appreciated!
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    Jan 9, 2005
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