Thanks for your help adwcleaner log (uninstalled Avast which got it working!) Does Security Center still think that Microsoft Security Essentials is still installed?NET\Framework\v3.5\Windows Presentation Foundation\Dot Net Assistant Extension\ [2012/01/09 | 000,000,000 | ---D | M] There was nothing bad in the remainder of the OTL log, so we can start some cleanup.

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I don't currently have a software distribution mechanism (or a Windows Domain) set up, and I am trying to avoid having to go around and manually update individual systems.

Also, if MS Update is broken on some systems, I would like to address that.

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The is a Windows Security Alert about the out of date MSSE.

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/ Internet Explorer Privacy & Security Settings Glad we could help. Web Cure It Spyware/Adware Tools: MVPS HOSTS File / Spyware Blaster Firewall: Comodo Firewall Free / Privatefirewall Tutorials: How did I get Infected?

/ Internet Explorer Privacy & Security Settings SRV - [2014/02/06 | 000,257,928 | ---- | M] (Adobe Systems Incorporated) [On_Demand | Stopped] -- C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash\Flash Player Update -- (Adobe Flash Player Update Svc)FF - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\mozilla\Firefox\extensions\: c:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.

NET\Framework\v3.5\Windows Presentation Foundation\Dot Net Assistant Extension\ [2012/01/09 | 000,000,000 | ---D | M]SRV - [2014/02/06 | 000,257,928 | ---- | M] (Adobe Systems Incorporated) [On_Demand | Stopped] -- C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash\Flash Player Update -- (Adobe Flash Player Update Svc) Anti-Virus: avast!

The version number corresponds to the Antimalware Client Version that is shown in MSE Help - About.

How are these program updates applied - should they be updating via Microsoft (Windows) Update?

We currently have MSE installed on the Windows 7 machines in our environment.