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Windows Security Alerts, Please help!

Last response: in Windows XP
August 3, 2005 11:04:08 PM

Out of the blue I have a Windows Security Alert shield icon showing up on my desktop telling me I dont have Microsoft's auto update active, firewall etc. I'm not sure why this started popping up but I'd like to get rid of it. Currently I do not have any of Microsoft's spyware detector, firewall enabled or auto update.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
August 4, 2005 1:17:46 PM

Start - Control Panel - Security Center

This will list all three services. On the left hand side there is a link for "Change how security notifies me" ..

Or you could enable automatic updates, disable the alert for antivirus and co.

I set my automatic updates to download and prompt me to install, so I can pick what I want to install and not, but have it just incase.
August 12, 2005 11:33:05 PM

I know that spybot will nuke WSC reg entries and could bring that alerter back.

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