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Windows 7: MSE is Turned off?

04 Jan 2011   #1
mborner

Windows 7 Pro/32 Academic. Build 7600
 
 
MSE is Turned off?

I just updated MBAM and I'm currently running a full system scan. All of a sudden, this pops up in my Action Center:

MSE is Turned off?-capture1.jpg

So, I open MSE and see this:

MSE is Turned off?-capture.jpg

What is going on?




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04 Jan 2011   #2
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

I would say wait until the scan is over, and then restart you computer. See if that fixes it
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04 Jan 2011   #3
mborner

Windows 7 Pro/32 Academic. Build 7600
 
 

That seems to have fixed it. :)
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04 Jan 2011   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

If that happens again check in Task Manager whether the MsMpEng.exe is running - that is MSE (was Defender before).
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04 Jan 2011   #5
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mborner View Post
That seems to have fixed it. :)
Great! Often times during a scan or update of some sort MSE will show as being turned off when in fact it is on (at least that's what has happened to me before). Glad to see everything sorted
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