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i can't update my windows defender's virus definitions!!

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    Windows 8 pro with WMC x86 & windows Blue preview x86 with Windows 7 Ultimate SP1

    i can't update my windows defender's virus definitions!!

    today, when i opened the windows defender i saw my PC status at risk and when i tried to update it's virus definitions i couldn't complete, it says network connection but i could connect to website download anything without any interuption. i even tried to update virus definitions through windows update control panel but it was of no use. i had installed MSE on windows 7(i have a dual booting) .did this action affect my windows 8 OS and plz tell how do i get rid of it

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    Try downloading the latest definitions directly from Microsoft and do a manual install:

    Install the latest Windows Defender definition updates - Get the latest definitions - Microsoft Malware Protection Center
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i can't update my windows defender's virus definitions!!
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