Windows 8 Windows 7: The windows security center service cannot be started?


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so basically what i described above... i tried this solution:

but the problem is that i don't see the "windows security center" or "security center" options on the services list when i do this! this link describes exactly what is wrong. please help me Initiative Q NUTRA THRIVE Noom diet plan
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It should be called "Security Center" in Windows 7. Make sure you sort by name and check again. If it's absolutely not there then you may have some corruption.

I'd run chkdsk C: /R and sfc /scannow from an elevated command prompt.