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Disable Windows Security Center

This feature disables / enables the Security Center service.

Check mark is set - the service is disabled, check mark is removed - the service is enabled.

Disabling the Security Center service saves system resources.

Description of the "Security Center" service from Microsoft, in Windows 7:
    "The WSCSVC (Windows Security Center) service monitors and reports security health settings on the computer. The health settings include firewall (on/off), antivirus (on/off/out of date), antispyware (on/off/out of date), Windows Update (automatically/manually download and install updates), User Account Control (on/off), and Internet settings (recommended/not recommended). The service provides COM APIs for independent software vendors to register and record the state of their products to the Security Center service. The Action Center (AC) UI uses the service to provide systray alerts and a graphical view of the security health states in the AC control panel. Network Access Protection (NAP) uses the service to report the security health states of clients to the NAP Network Policy Server to make network quarantine decisions. The service also has a public API that allows external consumers to programmatically retrieve the aggregated security health state of the system."

The article about Security Center in Wikipedia

System reboot: not required

OS: XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10

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