Query of the Windows security shield icon...

Hi my name is Michelle Maria... windows security shield icon should be at the bottom right of the screen even when everything is turned on? for example: firewall, automatic updates and protection against viruses... Thank you very much... Michelle Maria x


Hi Michelle,

Windows Security Center can help enhance your computer's security by checking the status of several security essentials on your computer, including firewall settings, Windows automatic updating, anti-malware, Internet security software settings and user account control settings. If Windows detects a problem with any of these security essentials (for example, if your antivirus program has expired), Center security displays a notification and places a Security Center icon in the notification area. Click the notification or double-click the Security Center icon to open the Security Center and get information on how to solve the problem.

Activate the Security Center

Let's get this out of the way first. To disable the Security Center Windows XP open Services:

a. press the Windows + R key in the window that appears, type services.msc

(b) in the window that appears, scroll down to Security Center and double-click it.

(c) in the use of box 'Startup type' the arrow of scroll down to choose 'Activate' click apply and restart, or, click apply and click on the button that says Stop.

To open the Security Center open Control Panel:

a. press the Windows + R key in the window that appears, type control.exe

(b) in the window that appears, double-click the Security Center icon.

Hope this information is useful. If you need further assistance, please answer and we will be happy to help you.

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