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Do I Still Need Windows SecurityHealthService To Be Running?

I noticed that Windows SecurityHealthService is running in the background on my new Dell Inspiron 3670 Desktop. Do I still need this if I'm also running Norton Security?

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Re: Do I Still Need Windows SecurityHealthService To Be Running?

Unless you are very familiar with Windows services and functions, you should not be changing any Windows Services settings. That can cause strange behaviour on your system.

It could also affect Norton, because Norton does use Windows APIs and services to provide protection for your system. If you disable the wrong service, you could be reducing your protections.

Things happen. Export/Backup your Norton Password Manager data.
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Re: Do I Still Need Windows SecurityHealthService To Be Running?

All: Here is a great Microsoft article on things which can be done, more over the reasons for NOT doing so.

Cheers

Retired military (Navy 1980-2002) AO1 (AW) Aviation Warfare Specialist "From DOS to Windows10 what a journey it has been" / MS Certified Professional / Windows 10 Professional x 64 version 1809 / build 17763.379 / NCSP 22.17.0.183 / Norton Core v.270 on Android 1.93
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Re: Do I Still Need Windows SecurityHealthService To Be Running?