Windows Security Center warns "Malware Protection" is out of date when the user does an "Active Scan" or "Complete Scan" manually with Symantec Endpoint Protection client installed in Windows Vista.


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After manually initiating an "Active Scan" or "Complete Scan" the Windows Security Center warns that the "Malware Protection" is out of date.

Windows security alert pop up and system tray notification appears after manually initiating an "Active Scan" or "Complete Scan"

After opening up the Windows Security Center the "Malware Protection" section is displaying out of date for Virus Protection, Spyware and other Malware Protection and is prompting to turn on now "Windows Defender"


This problem is fixed in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11 Maintenance Release 4 Maintenance Patch 2. For information on how to obtain the latest build of Symantec Endpoint Protection, read Obtaining an upgrade or update for Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.x or Symantec Network Access Control 11.x.