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Windows XP doesn't not detect anti-virus after system restore

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I system restored after noticing nero was not removed properly so I system restored which didn't work and now security center thinks I have no anti virus installed when I do.

How do I get rid of this problem besides switching to monitoring the anti virus myself to get rid of the red shield in the system tray?
I can't possibly need to reinstall windows to get rid of the problem?
 

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You tried reinstalling the app see if that works ?.. If not try uninstalling and installing it again ?. The shield is started by a service and is called Security Center

Here's a list of what the services do.
http://www.ss64.com/nt/syntax-services.html