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Windows Security Center AntiVirus Status

Hello all,

I did a bit of searching and couldn't find an answer. What I want to
do is programmaticall y detect if the virus software is enabled or
disabled, just like how the Windows Security Center is able to detect
it.

I'm guessing it's a registry entry, but i'm curious if it's vendor
specific. If so, is there a general area in the registry I can scan
and at least search for popular vendor names?

The code would be run within a Windows Service.

Sep 15 '06 #1
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