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Want to open windows XP antivirus protection. Told short cut can't be found. How do I fix this?

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Hello,

There is no antivirus protection included in Windows, you would need to purchase and install an antivirus program. If your computer was purchased recently it may have come with a trial version of anti virus software, and if that is the case you would be able to find the program to open under the Programs list in the Start menu.

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