Windows defender updates, but still asks me to update.

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Johnny, Mar 30, 2006.

  1. Johnny

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    Anyone else having this problem; my windows defender was asking me to upgrade the definition files. I did and it is still asking me. I updated it probably about 20 times now.
     
  2. Bman

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    I haven't encountered this yet, have you restarted your computer since updated any one of those times?
     
  3. Johnny

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    yes I did. It still asks me ..
     
  4. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    I have not seen this before, but I am no expert lol. I'd uninstall and reinstall but I'd wait for more people to reply.
     
  5. madmatt

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    Close Windows Defender
    C:\Program Files\Windows Defender
    Locate "AS_Sigs.MSI"
    Right click
    Uninstall
    Wait for it to finish...
    Open Windows Defender
    Help
    About
    Check for Updates

    You should be fixed. Known issue. Working on a fix.
     
  6. Johnny

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    Thanx, Matt. That fixed it. Reps coming as soon as I can give you one.
     
  7. madmatt

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    I know =)
     
  8. Bman

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    Well, glad I know about this now. Thanks
     
  9. failurbydesign

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    silly defender...it just wants some love
     
  10. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    I have had this installed for a few weeks, never noticed anything. It updates, protects and scans without bothering me so far :)
     
  11. Bman

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    Yea I know, it's great, dosen't bother!!
     
  12. Johnny

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    I love the program. It is great; this was just something that was annoying. Not that I did what matt said it is working again (dont' let your head get to big matt lol :))