RE: Security Center Showing Defender off when it is on
> I'm running vista home premium and I recieved (at random) an error that said
> that Windows Defender was offline as was my virus software (Symantec) after
> checking and confirming that they were in fact both on. I tried to activate
> them in the security center. Vista could not find Symantec but it did take me
> to a site that I could download it so I just deactivated it.
> Every time I tell vista to turn on defender it starts searching for updates
> and when it can't find any it shows a security risk. Is this a common bug or
> is there a quick easy fix that I'm just not seeing?