Jump to content


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.


Windows security center service can't be started - server busy problem

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 windowsufferer


  • Members
  • 7 posts
  • Local time:07:12 AM

Posted 12 April 2013 - 12:23 AM



My laptop has suddenly developed this issue and I'm pretty sure I have picked up something dirty somehow from the net. Please can some one help me with this, I did read a similar post here but wasn't sure if the same steps would be valid for my case as they were little old.


At the moment I'm on safe mode with networking and have my McAfee full scan running although it does show me that the my computer is at risk. This full scan has not detected anything.


I have also tried the following in the safe mode,

System File Checker didn't show anything and I ran a Malicious full scan that didn't pick up anything either. Additionally I also tried fixing the registry which didn't help as well.



Would really appreciate any other help...





BC AdBot (Login to Remove)


#2 BeckoningChasm


  • Members
  • 94 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Local time:02:12 AM

Posted 12 April 2013 - 03:52 PM

If you can load Disk Management, check to make sure that there isn't a small hidden partition.  I have had cases where a rootkit virus will create its own 5-10 meg partition and hide there, thus bypassing the typical anti-virus scan.  Keep in mind though that there are also legitimate small partitions provided by the PC manufacturer for diagnostics, drivers, etc.  You don't want to get rid of those.


Hopefully, someone with more knowledge and experience than I will help you out with this issue.

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users