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Strange error messages from anti-virus


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#1 remco8264

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 04:29 PM

EDIT: according to the Microsoft forums, this seems to be a known issue with the latest definitions. This topic can be closed.

 

I'm running a Windows 8 computer with Windows Defender as anti-virus. Today, I received some strange errors:

 

-  I could not open downloaded PowerPoint presentations, because ''the presentation could not be opened. Probably, an anti-virus program hinders the presentation from being opened.'' (translated error from Dutch)

 

- I received a message that the Windows Defender service was turned off. I could re-enable it, but later I got the same message again.

 

- I am no longer able to run a scan with Windows Defender. When the scan is almost finished I receive the error: ''the pc could not be scanned. The service of this program has been stopped. Error code: 0x800106ba'' (error translated from Dutch)

 

I have never used any anti-virus other than Windows Defender on my computer. I did a clean install, so there was no trial of an AV running.

 

I've scanned my pc with Malwarebytes Free and HitmanPro. No threats were found. 

 

Do you think I am infected by something?

 


Edited by remco8264, 09 March 2013 - 04:46 PM.


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#2 zzz7

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 05:15 PM

WD [aka MSE] is a terrible antivirus...........my solution would be to uninstall it and use a good app like Avast.



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Posted 09 March 2013 - 05:19 PM

For anyone else there is a Microsoft Fix-It here....

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931849


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