After removing yet another “typical” fake antivirus, I notice that the XP security center says that automatic updates are not enabled.
It sounds simple enough to fix: just go into control panel -> system -> automatic updates -> and then make sure they are set to automatic.
Once I did that, Security Center is still reporting that automatic updates are not enabled.
Restarting the PC should fix that…
Strangely, Security Center is still reporting that automatic updates are not enabled… yet the settings in control panel are actually set to automatic… how strange.
But it doesn’t take me long to find the solution:
Start -> Run -> cmd
At the black command window, enter the following (waiting for each line to complete):
I then restart the PC, just to be sure everything is working correctly.