Thursday, November 1, 2007

Vista Windows Security Center Reports No Firewall/Malware Protection

If you have antivirus/firewall/antispyware software installed in Windows Vista and previously Windows Security Center detected it correctly and now it doesn't, then do the following :

  1. Click Start and type cmd in Start Search
  2. Press Ctrl-Shift-Enter
  3. Click Continue when prompted by User Account Control
  4. cd wbem
  5. net stop winmgmt /y
  6. ren repository repold
  7. net start winmgmt
  8. exit
  9. Restart computer

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