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Standard User Banger
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Sat 24-Oct-15 23:09:52
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Defender wont update on windows 10


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Defender on my main machine wont update saying a network problem yet my other machine on the same network is up to date, anyone know a fix?

Tim
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Standard User rogerfp
(member) Sun 25-Oct-15 01:11:57
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Re: Defender wont update on windows 10


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See if these help
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/918355
http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/definitions...
Standard User Banger
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Sun 25-Oct-15 12:57:36
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Re: Defender wont update on windows 10


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As if by magic it has fixed itself after a reboot.

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Standard User micksharpe
(legend) Sun 25-Oct-15 15:56:52
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Re: Defender wont update on windows 10


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Standard computer maintenance procedure - switch it off and switch it on again. wink

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Standard User cheshire_man
(knowledge is power) Sun 25-Oct-15 16:09:01
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Re: Defender wont update on windows 10


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In reply to a post by micksharpe:
Standard computer maintenance procedure - switch it off and switch it on again. wink
Reminds me of the Rule of thumb mainframe engineers had in the seventies - run the back of your thumb across the backs of the PCBs.

Amazing what a nudge to the seating of the edge connector would do to get things working again grin

Tony
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Standard User bobble_bob
(fountain of knowledge) Mon 26-Oct-15 13:02:49
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Re: Defender wont update on windows 10


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Ive come to realise over many years working on computers that they often do things no amount of logic can fathom out and a reboot is usually the best cause of action
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