Stop the security warning-Your computer might be at risk

by Abhishek Bhatnagar on December 15, 2007



How many times it happens that you start you windows xp computer and you see the warining as below on your task-bar?

I guess the answer is almost every time !

Security Warning

What does it mean?

It is simply a warning from windows security center service when you are using a third party anti-virus or firewall software and not using windows default services.


To fix this warning you just need to disable the Windows security center service.

Below are 3 easy steps to do the same:

Step1: Go to Start > Run


Step2: Type msconfig and press enter. This will open system configuration utility as shown below.

security center

Step3: Go to Services tab, un-check the Security Center service. ( BEWARE: Do not change any other service settings, as it can mess with your windows xp and it may never boot again)

Step4: Press Ok and restart your computer.

That’s it Its fixed.

Note: You should disable the security center service only when you are using some third party anti-virus or firewall, otherwise it may really risk your computer’s security.

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

jugal March 29, 2008 at 9:05 pm

hey thanks that was a kool post…

venkat November 3, 2008 at 6:33 am

we can also disable this in security center by opening “change the way security center alerts me’ and disabling three options don’t you agree.

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