Microsoft Security Essentials showing red X

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Offline Dee2

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Microsoft Security Essentials showing red X
« on: August 06, 2013, 10:18:49 AM »
Windows XP sp3

I get this error message:
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Security Essentials couldn't turn on real-time protection.
This operation returned because the timeout period expired.
Click Help for more information about this problem.
Error code: 0x800705b4
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Any solution besides uninstalling it ?

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Offline PCBruiser

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Re: Microsoft Security Essentials showing red X
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2013, 10:55:17 AM »
I suspect malware has disabled MSE, that is not uncommon.  Please carefully read, and then follow the instructions here [NEW Instructions!] What Do I Do First? then post the two DDS logs to a new topic in our malware removal forum here Post Here for Malware Removal ....  Once you do that, one of us will help you repair the problem, and remove any malware we may may find.
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Offline Dee2

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Re: Microsoft Security Essentials showing red X
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2013, 12:25:29 PM »
Done