An error in Microsoft Security Essentials in the Programs and Features segment

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This item starts when a Sysinternals power user – who in addition, labors as a system administrator – at a hefty company, had a comrade state that their notebook had come to be inoperative. When the comrade linked it to a system, the notebook restarted. The power user, once they received the notebook, first confirmed the actions by linking to a Wi-Fi network.

The computer immediately restarted, first into safe mode, then, for a second time, back into a standard Windows startup. He vexed starting the notebook into safe mode precisely, anticipating that anything triggering the dilemma would become immobile in that manner. But, signing in merely lead to an involuntary sign out.

Resuming to a usual start, he observed that Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) was downloaded. He attempted to run it. Double-clicking the symbol certainly didn’t have a repercussion nonetheless, but double-clicking its record in the Programs and Features segment of the Control Panel brought about a blunder note (pictured below). Do you have any clue as to how to unravel this problem? Thank you very much.

Programs and Features

An error occurred while trying to uninstall Microsoft
Security Essentials. It may have already been
uninstalled.

Would you like to remove Microsoft Security Essentials
from the Programs and Features list?

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An error in Microsoft Security Essentials in the Programs and Features segment

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Hello

You are having this problem due to the security related issue while uninstalling microsoft security essential software.

To uninstall it safely, follow these steps:

  1. First of all press ctrl+alt+del and click on task manager.
  2. After opening task manager go to the process and services.
  3. In the services tab, click on the services and scroll down.
  4. Look at the microsoft security essential service and stop it.
  5. Now close all the opened windows.
  6. Now try to uninstall security essential.
  7. It will be removed for sure.

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