Windows Security Center: Windows Security Center service can’t be started (was no longer installed)

When trying to get the Windows Security Center (WSC) started on a Windows Vista machine after cleaning a virus infection we saw the following error:

Click Start, type Services.msc
Double-click Security Center
Set its Start type to Automatic
Click Start the start the service.

If we are not able to find Security Center Service inside Services.MSC follow the following instructions….


If we ran sfc /scannow from an elevated command prompt we get the following error:

If Non of this will work in this scenario we can try a registry Merging. For that either we need to back up one registry key from a well working computer or we can download it from here…..

If the above one is not working



Kuttus is an IT professional and a part time blogger. He has started the 123seminarsonly to write his findings gained in daily work life. Kuttus writes articles which are mostly related to technology and Virus Removal. He has been interested in virus and Malware removal. He is working as a remote virus removal technician from the last 7 year.

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