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Hello!

 

I would like to point out a possible error I found.

 

I am using Windows 7 Home Premium and have Microsoft Security Essentials installed and enabled.

Security Essentials work as an antivirus.

Windows Defender, as far as I know, doesn't even exist anymore (at least it's not supported).

 

But what I got from Speccy is:

Operating System
MS Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
Installation Date: 09 November 2010, 19:40
Serial Number: XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX
	Windows Security Center
		Firewall	Enabled
		Antivirus	Disabled
	Windows Defender
		Windows Defender	Disabled

 

...which I believe is not true...

Hope this helps.

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When you install Microsoft Security Essentials it automatically disables Windows Defender.

 

If you open your windows 7 control panel, Windows Defender will be listed there but if you open it it will say it is disabled.

CCleaner documentation can be found here

https://www.ccleaner.com/docs/ccleaner

Support contact

https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

support@ccleaner.com

 

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To get back on topic.

 

I too can confirm as a Windows 7 user (32bit), that Speccy (using v1.07.205) does NOT report antivirus status properly.

 

I have both Avast 5 (free home edition) and Ad-Aware Pro 9 and Speccy still reports antivirus as being disabled. Where-as Windows Security Center sees them just fine and reports antivirus as enabled.

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I too confirm

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ADVICE FOR USING CCleaner'S REGISTRY INTEGRITY SECTION

DON'T JUST CLEAN EVERYTHING THAT'S CHECKED OFF.

Do your Registry Cleaning in small bits (at the very least Check-mark by Check-mark)

ALWAYS BACKUP THE ENTRY, YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU'LL BREAK IF YOU DON'T.

CCLEANER, RECUVA, DEFRAGGLER AND SPECCY DOCUMENTATION CAN BE FOUND AT  https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us and  https://www.ccleaner.com/docs

Pro users file a PRIORITY SUPPORT request at https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

link to WINAPP2.INI explanation

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This is now Marked as a Known problem.

 

Please do not add +1s (aka me Toos) to it.

 

The Developers are looking into this issue.

 

Thank You,

NdC

 

ADVICE FOR USING CCleaner'S REGISTRY INTEGRITY SECTION

DON'T JUST CLEAN EVERYTHING THAT'S CHECKED OFF.

Do your Registry Cleaning in small bits (at the very least Check-mark by Check-mark)

ALWAYS BACKUP THE ENTRY, YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU'LL BREAK IF YOU DON'T.

CCLEANER, RECUVA, DEFRAGGLER AND SPECCY DOCUMENTATION CAN BE FOUND AT  https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us and  https://www.ccleaner.com/docs

Pro users file a PRIORITY SUPPORT request at https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

link to WINAPP2.INI explanation

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So I signed up for this forum for no good reason. :(

 

:) I'll get over it.

 

 

A good sense of humour goes a long way in life Bryan!

 

Welcome to the forums :)

CCleaner documentation can be found here

https://www.ccleaner.com/docs/ccleaner

Support contact

https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

support@ccleaner.com

 

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I am also having similar problems speccy shows my antivirus as ad-aware but I no longer use it now, im running winxp pro sp3 with norton as my antivirus.

 

Please check you have no left over folders from the ad-aware uninstall.

CCleaner documentation can be found here

https://www.ccleaner.com/docs/ccleaner

Support contact

https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

support@ccleaner.com

 

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I realize you asked for no "me toos", but I would like to know if a solution was found for this problem? I am still having it

as of today. I have uptodate MSE installed.

 

Windows Security Center

User Account Control (UAC) Disabled

Firewall Enabled

Antivirus Disabled

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LOL I shoulda been better worded ;)

 

Please if you are posting +1/Me Too's Also post a link to your speccy publish.

As I also have the issue, and as I am aware the Developers are still looking into this:

 

http://speccy.piriform.com/results/0c06dkaDdZY1B6iJ0jWkl2k

 

ADVICE FOR USING CCleaner'S REGISTRY INTEGRITY SECTION

DON'T JUST CLEAN EVERYTHING THAT'S CHECKED OFF.

Do your Registry Cleaning in small bits (at the very least Check-mark by Check-mark)

ALWAYS BACKUP THE ENTRY, YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU'LL BREAK IF YOU DON'T.

CCLEANER, RECUVA, DEFRAGGLER AND SPECCY DOCUMENTATION CAN BE FOUND AT  https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us and  https://www.ccleaner.com/docs

Pro users file a PRIORITY SUPPORT request at https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

link to WINAPP2.INI explanation

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