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Window Defender Freezes At C:\windows\system32\update

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#1 Orthanc


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Posted 09 August 2007 - 03:26 PM

I am using Windows Defender Version: 1.1.1593.0 however each time I run a scan (quick or Full) it freezes at C:\WINDOWS\system32\update
Clicking on 'Stop Scan' does nothing and I have to fully close Defender.
Help please anybody
I'm not totally computer thick but not too technical either.

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Posted 10 August 2007 - 06:37 AM

Install Super Antispyware. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.

Run the online scan for Bit Defender in normal mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.


Post a Hijack This log in the Hijack This Forum by following the directions in the link below if the programs above have not removed ALL malware. DO NOT post the log in this forum.

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Posted 13 August 2007 - 08:31 PM

Also try doing your WD scan in "SAFE MODE"?
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Posted 19 December 2007 - 02:44 PM

I also have the same problem, but I don't want to resort into going onto SafeMode.

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