Article ID: 913964
Existing subscribers will continue to be supported throughout the term of their subscriptions. Existing subscribers can reinstall by following the steps to download a trial
(http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security-essentials-onecare), and can still add a PC to their existing OneCare circle
Learn more about end of sale for OneCare
On September 29th 2009, Microsoft introduced Microsoft Security Essentials, a FREE consumer anti-malware solution for Genuine Windows based PCs.
Learn more about Microsoft Security Essentials or download from Microsoft directly at: http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/default.aspx
You may notice that programs are blocked automatically by the Windows Live OneCare Firewall. You do not receive any prompts to keep blocking programs or to allow programs through the Windows Live OneCare Firewall.
To resolve this problem, add the programs to the list of allowed programs in the Windows Live OneCare Firewall
Alternatively, you can resolve the problem by converting the dynamic disk back to a basic disk. To convert the disk, use the Dskprob.exe tool.
Important If you do not use the Dskprob.exe tool correctly, this process may cause you to lose of all data the on the disk. This process works only if you have not used any one of the new features of dynamic disks. These features include extending a partition or using software redundant array of independent disks (RAID).
Currently, the Windows Live OneCare Firewall is incompatible with dynamic disks. If you install programs on dynamic disks, the Windows Live OneCare Firewall will not allow these programs to access the network.
Article ID: 913964 - Last Review: April 9, 2013 - Revision: 5.0