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    windows defender update fail


    the past week or so I have had a problem with updates for windows defender in win 8.1 failing to work.
    is it from any of the last updates on patch Tuesday? or another problem.
    I can get the update from a windows site and install it from that but not from defender its self or windows update
    thanks

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  2. #2


    UK
    Posts : 333
    Windows Server 2012 R2 / 8.1


    Hey Shakennstirred,

    please can you go through this tutorial:

    DISM - Fixing Component Store Corruption in Windows 8

    Please post back how you got on.

    all the best,
    Harry
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