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Why is my Windows Defender disabled and I am unable to change its status?

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#1 ricknurse7


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Posted 29 November 2010 - 02:39 AM

I run malwarebytes and spybot, neither of which seem to be the culprit. I have had some success in setting it to automatic, but next time up it has been changed back to disabled. Please help. Thank you.

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 03:53 AM

What are you using for an anti-virus? AVG by any chance?
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Posted 29 November 2010 - 09:30 AM

Did you try the suggestions I advised here?

Please do not start new threads or duplicate topics as this causes confusion and makes it more difficult to get the help you need to resolve your issues. Further, it necessitates staff spending time with housecleaning to remove or close those duplicate postings...time which could have been provided to others needing assistance. I have removed any duplicates to avoid confusion.

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