I installed MS windows updates after repeated prompting from my computer.
On restarting I found that Chrome which is the browser I regularly use had disappeared entirely. On trying to download and reinstall Chrome via IE I get an error message saying" dfsvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close". I am using Windows XP Home and my virus scan is Avira.
I checked the Add Remove programs and did not find MS Security essentials. Nevertheless, I uninstalled Avira, Installed SE, updated it, ran the scan and again tried to install Chrome from IE but I got the same dfsvc message. Please advice