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  • Windows Security Center keeps telling me the firewall and defender are off, I loaded onecare on a friends PC and the Windows Security Center did not come up on the botton right of the screen.  Can I turn it off?

     

    Tuesday, February 12, 2008 5:23 PM

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  • When OneCare is installed, it turns off the Windows Firewall and Defender. If the Windows Security Center reports that these are off and you have OneCare installed and in green status, but the Security Center does not see it, see the instructions here:

    Windows Security Center fix - http://forums.microsoft.com/WindowsOneCare/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=2469173&SiteID=2

     

    Note that you may need to reboot after following the procedures in that post.

    -steve

    Tuesday, February 12, 2008 5:28 PM
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