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Windows 7: SecurityCenter.Disabled

16 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with SP1

I had a lady I know call me yesterday. Her computer was acting weird. I ran my usual diagnostics and the only thing it found were 2 things: "SecurityCenter.Disabled"

I am assuming that is not good. She has XP SP3 and because I don't have that I finished the rest of my work and her AV, McAfee, found no viruses.
I keep telling her McAfee is crap and that she has to get rid of it. I guess she is waiting until her subscription ends either in December or January. But being that I found 2 infections with the security center being disabled, I am stumped, everything in there was turned ON but does that also mean that it could be malfunctioning?

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16 Aug 2010   #2

Win7 x64 Ultimate SP1

Tour best bet is to run Malwarebytes ASAP and remove McAfee. then install MSE.
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16 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with SP1

Malwarebytes is the one that found the 2 infections with "SecurityCenter.Disabled". I'll have to see if they want MSE since it is free. How is its detection rates? They are better than McAfee I hope...
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16 Aug 2010   #4

Win7 x64 Ultimate SP1

Microsoft Security Essentials is one of the best. just check around the forum.

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