F-Secure product does not trigger Windows Toast notifications after installing F-Secure Ultralight C

Issue:

  • F-Secure product does not trigger Windows Toast notifications after installing F-Secure Ultralight Core Update 2020-02-12_01
  • DeepGuard, Real-Time Scanning or Application Control blocks an application or file but does not show any alert 
  • Issue affects the following products: PSB Computer Protection, PSB Server Protection, Client Security 13 and later, Server Security 14 and later, F-Secure SAFE and F-Secure Internet Security, F-Secure Anti-Virus

Resolution:

A restart of the F-Secure Hoster service will solve the issue. Follow these steps to restart the F-Secure Hoster service:

  1. Open a Command prompt as an administrator
  2. Enter command: net stop fshoster
  3. Enter command: net start fshoster 
Once the F-Secure Hoster service has been restarted, the product will again show Windows Toast notifications when an application or file has been blocked.

You can also reboot the system to solve the issue. The F-Secure Hoster service will be restarted during a system reboot.

Article no: 000020627

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