VIPRE Professional Services offer remote installation as well as support for endpoint security optimization. VIPRE Rescue is a very effective and easy-to-use software that can be used to clean your computer if it has already been infected by a virus or malicious program. Even if your operating system stops working because of the infection, you can use VIPRE Rescue to fix it and resolve the issue.Just like any other software, users encounter some issues while using the Vipre service also. One of the most common problems that users face is the “Vipre Service Not Running or disabled” error message on their computers.
If you come across the “Vipre service is not running” problem on your Windows computer, follow the steps given here to fix it:
The very first step will be to ensure that you do not have any other antivirus or antimalware program installed on your computer. If there are, you need to remove such software from your computer. If there are two antivirus programs on your system, they could be conflicting with each other. This could be the reason behind the “Vipre service not running” issue.
The next step is to run a Repair Install on your Vipre service. To achieve this task, carry out these instructions on your Windows computer.
If you are using a Windows Vista or Windows 7 OS, click Start. Go to Control Panel and then choose the Uninstall a Program (or Programs and Features) option.
In case you are using Windows 8, go to the Start menu and type in control. As you are typing, the Search box will pop up. Now, click on the Control Panel option and then choose Uninstall a Program (or Programs and Features).
If you use a Windows 10 computer, navigate to the Search bar located at the bottom-left corner of the screen. Type in control. Choose the Control Panel option and then select Uninstall a Program (or Programs and Features).
Now, you will find a list of programs displayed on your screen. Locate Vipre and then click on the Uninstall/Change button or the Change/Remove button to start the repair.
You can now see a prompt that asks you to Remove or Repair Vipre. Select the Repair option.
Click on the Install button to begin with the repair process.
Once the repair is completed, click on the Finish button.
In case you find a prompt to restart your computer, do it now.
If you still find that the “Vipre service not running” issue persists, repeat the above procedure and then restart your computer. The problem should then get fixed. Your Vipre service should be up and running again.You have successfully fixed this problem.