Learn why Windows® Security Center can't be started
What are the different issues that stop Windows Security Center from starting up and how can the problem be fixed?
Windows based operating systems are some of the best in the world. They are very light on system resources and simple to use. Windows based operating systems also have many default tools that make working on the system very simple. Windows Security Center is a utility that comes preinstalled on Windows based operating systems that allow users to view security settings on the system. Windows Security Center monitors the status of the security settings and intimates users if some of the settings such as firewall, automatic updates or Internet options have not been properly configured. Windows Security Center can be enabled or disabled using the Control Panel of the system. Some users might face problems with the use of Windows Security Center. These problems include Windows Security Center not starting up issue. The Windows Security Centre on your system might not be starting because of reasons such as problems within the system files associated with Windows Security Center, registry errors, and malware infections within the system etc.
Following details give tips to fix Windows Security Center not starting up issue:
- Scan and remove infections
- Clean system registry
- Check system files
Scan and remove infections
Malware infections within Windows computers can cause Windows Security Center not starting issue. Malwares prevent the Windows Security Center from working properly and create security vulnerabilities on the system. The malware infections in the system can even download newer malware. Such problems can be solved by installing a good antivirus program.
Clean system registry
Registry of your Windows computer contains important information essential for the functioning of the system. If the registry entries necessary for Windows Security Center are clashing with some other registry entries, then the Windows Security Center may not start up. Such issues can be solved by cleaning the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software and removing all unwanted registry clutters.
Damage to some of the system files associated with the functioning of Windows Security Center can also cause Windows Security Centre not starting up issue. In such cases, users can either try restoring the system to a restore point when Windows Security Center was working. If this does not work, then the OS would have to be repaired using the default OS repair tool and the genuine installation disk.
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