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…..
- Try This Microsoft Answers: Windows Security Center Service has been removed
- Answer by Ramesh was the key.
If the above one is not working
- Try this Microsoft Answers: Vista Home Premium Security Center Service is Missing
- Answer by Amritha was the key.