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what happened to anti-virus and firewall RRS feed

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  • after onecare update on wed 3/18 windows security center reports no anti-virus or firewall. went into onecare turned off firewall and antivirus then restated them window security center turned green all good. reboot computer problem repeats. this is happening on both computers on my onecare circle as well as a friend of mine on his system. what gives bad update or what????
    Friday, March 20, 2009 11:40 PM

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  • Have a look at this thread: Sticky: windows security center error - Vista / OneCare 2.5.2900.22

    It's under investigation. OneCare *is* running, but there seems to be a disconnect between it and the Security Center on Vista in some cases (if not all).

    -steve

     

     


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    Saturday, March 21, 2009 12:04 AM
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  • Im having this problem also. When i start my computer, malware portection says that its off and its red, but undernearth it, it says that onecare is fine and working. so i then turn of my windows defender. I use vista home premium sp1
    Sunday, March 22, 2009 8:44 PM
  • This issue is being investigated. See the link in Steve's post right above your post.
    Jim
    Sunday, March 22, 2009 8:56 PM
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