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#1 k.nana2007


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Posted 10 May 2009 - 02:34 PM

I keep getting a message when I try to run windows defender of: Application failed to initialize
ox800106ba a program caused this server to stop. To start this service restart your computer (which I have done and it does not fix the problem) or search Help and Support for how to start this service manually. Which I have done and can not find it. Please help

EDIT: Moved to more appropriate forum G

Edited by garmanma, 10 May 2009 - 04:22 PM.

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#2 RedDawn


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Posted 10 May 2009 - 03:51 PM

Hi k.nana2007,

If you are using McAfee software, please read this article HERE


Open the 'services' window (Start >> Run >> services.msc).
Navigate to Windows defender and double click it then start the service.
Make sure that the 'start up type is set to 'automatic.


Edit: Fix link.

Edited by RedDawn, 10 May 2009 - 03:53 PM.

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Posted 11 May 2009 - 09:20 AM

Microsoft Vista Answers Forum: Windows Defender error message Ox800106ba
Microsoft Vista Answers Forum: Windows Defender application failed to initialize Ox800106ba

If you do not use McAfee, refer to Error message when you run Windows Defender: "Error Code 0x800106ba".
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