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Windows Defender: Application failed 0x80070006

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#1 chill9897


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Posted 18 January 2012 - 11:49 AM

Microsoft Vista Operating System

I recently installed Kaspersky Anti Virus 2012.

Now i can not go to my home page. I am getting the error Application failed to intitlize: 0x80070006. This handle is broken. I can only log on under safe modes. I tries to disable Windows Defender but with no success. What else can i do to solve this problem?

Also, my System Properties also pops up. Not sure if this is correlated with Windows Defender.

Edited by Queen-Evie, 18 January 2012 - 05:06 PM.
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Posted 19 January 2012 - 10:31 AM

Windows Defender is turned on by default in Windows 7 and Vista. Be aware that some anti-virus programs may disable Defender to avoid any potential conflicts. In some cases, the disabling does not always go as expected so you may have to manually do that yourself. If you uninstall your anti-virus and replace it with something else, the settings may change again.

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