Tuesday, September 8, 2009

how to disable security center warnings

Does security center frequently alerts you a message "Your computer may be at risk. Your virus protection status is unknown" with useless repeating reminder. do you want to stop this warning messages ever appearing again. there are 2 ways to disable this reminders, take more suitable way to you.follow these steps.

Disable from control panel
  • Go to the control panel
  • Double click security center icon
  • Now in the left pane under " Resources " click change the way security center alerts me
  • In the opened " alert settings window " deselect the options that you don't want to remind (ex - firewall , virus protection)
  • Click ok and close security center
Disable from registry
  • Open registry editor
  • Locate the key of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center
  • In the right pane double click to open the keys of " AntiVirusDisableNotify , firewalldisablenotify , updatesdisablenotify " and put DWORD value data as 1
  • Now close the registry editor and restart your computer for changes to go into effect.

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