Windows Security Troubleshooter: Fix Windows security problems automatically

Windows Security Troubleshooter from Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services troubleshoots, identifies and fixes Windows security problems automatically. If you are faing any security-related issues on your computer, you definitely want to run it and see if it can help fix your problems.

Windows Security Troubleshooter

Windows Security Troubleshooter

The Troubleshooter will automatically diagnose and fix the following problems with security in Windows, such as:

  • User Account Control – UAC
  • Windows Firewall
  • Data Execution Protection (DEP) to prevent security threats.

The Troubleshooter will automatically:

  • Check Windows security features and enable them if needed
  • Fix Phishing or SmartScreen filters
  • Fix and reset User Account Control (UAC)
  • Fix Data Execution Prevention (DEP)
  • Reset and fix Windows Firewall.

Think you need to run this Troubleshooter?

Head over to the Windows Security Troubleshooter page on, click on the Run Now button, and let it do the work for you! It runs on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista.

The Windows Malware Prevention Tool will help you harden your Windows security, whereas this Windows Security Troubleshooter will fix Windows security problems.

PS: You may also want to see this TWC post if you find the above link not offering the solution. Also check out Malware Removal Guide.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.

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