How To Fix Windows Security Reporting That it is Turned Off (Quick Tip)

If Windows Security is warning you that it is turned off, but you know it is on, you need to take action to fix this annoying error. We will show you how to fix this Windows Security error, but be warned, you will need to edit your registry.

How To Fix Windows Security Error

This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry.


Click on Start then type: regedit.exe


Hit Enter on your keyboard

Navigate to the following location.You should delete 1 extra (parasite) zone from

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\
with pseudo-graphic number, you’ll see it before zone number 0.


The above screenshot shows how it should look.

Now check whether the issue is resolved.

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