nortons firewall and windows defender not turning on

Hello i just purchased a desktop with windows 8 i keep getting a solve Pc issues pop up in task bar saying windows defender is off and my nortons is off, but when i check nortons everything is running fine and it says i am secure , but i am unable too turn windows defender on or nortons firewall via the action center , has nortons diabled my defender an just causing a conflict or should i not worry and just deal with the pop up via the action center

Hello Dakks007,


Typically Norton security software will turn off Windows Defender. You don't want two different security programs doing the same job running on a PC at the same time, that can leave your PC less secure.

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Last updated October 13, 2018 Views 205 Applies to: