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Win8 Defender Problem

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    Windows 8 Pro Upgrade

    Win8 Defender Problem


    I upgraded from Win7 Pro 64 to Win8 Pro 64 a couple of days ago. So far, I have noticed no problems except that Windows Defender will not let me change any of it's settings. It will scan and update but I can't change from the defaults. The error 0x80080015 comes up and says it must have a name under the clsid key. I could find no info on this particular code. Any help appreciated.

    Thanks,
    Jeff

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  2. #2


    Hi JCollie,
    Welcome to the forums, try running sfc /scannow (more than three times), some system files might have got corrupted.
    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

    EDIT: WD is a built-in feature, what settings are you trying to change?
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    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro Upgrade


    Quote Originally Posted by brummyfan View Post
    Hi JCollie,
    Welcome to the forums, try running sfc /scannow (more than three times), some system files might have got corrupted.
    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

    EDIT: WD is a built-in feature, what settings are you trying to change?


    Thanks, I will try that shortly. Anything like length of time to quarantine to disabling real time protection.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro Upgrade


    Unfortunately the sfc procedure didn't work. It's not a dealbreaker though, as long as I don't have to change any advanced settings or disable it. If I find any other issues , I may just do a refresh.
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