In-Place Upgrade didn't resolve Event Viewer MMC 'Snap-Ins' issues


Globespy

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I was having a problem with Event Viewer 'snap-ins' not loading and ending up making event viewer inactive/unusable.

I decided to do an in-place upgrade using the latest version of Win 11 - an easy process outlined and detailed in these forums.
My issues were not resolved, exact same issues remained - now I am faced with the laborious task of a fresh installation and all the various programs I depend on.

Appreciate any feedback why this was not resolved/advice on how to completely reset Win 11 MMC 'Snap-ins' back to defaults (other than a wipe and fresh installation.
 
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Version 21H2 (OS Build 22000.527)

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boombastik

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It is possible to affected by this?
-https://www.elevenforum.com/t/problems-with-antimalware-defender-update-4-18-2202-4.5218/
 

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clam1952

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I had the same problem on a Win10 PC as well as on 11 and the only common factors were the defender update on the 15th and the same definition files, it seems to have cleared itself here when the next lot of definition updates arrived, Event viewer now working as normal. So it's not related to the update as it occurred on both 10 and 11, you will probably find the Reliability Monitor is blank as well until the problem either fixes itself, as it appears to have here or Microsoft sort it out!
 

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Appreciate any feedback why this was not resolved/advice on how to completely reset Win 11 MMC 'Snap-ins' back to defaults (other than a wipe and fresh installation.
I am surprised a repair install did not fix this.
I'm not surprised. Those of us that have suffered this same problem have identified the Antimalware Platform update 4.18.2202.4 as the root cause of this. Not everyone is affected, of my 3 machines that have had this update only one suffered from this issue.

A fix that has worked for some of us is in post #45 here....

 

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    Acer Aspire 3 A315-23
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    AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
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    8GB
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    Radeon Graphics
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    1366x768 native resolution, up to 2560x1440 with Radeon Virtual Super Resolution
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    fully 'Windows 11 ready' laptop. Windows 10 C: partition migrated from my old unsupported 'main machine' then upgraded to 11. A test migration ran Insider builds for 2 months. When 11 was released on 5th October it was re-imaged back to 10 and was offered the upgrade in Windows Update on 20th October.


    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, Windows 11 Pro.
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    Defender
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    unsupported machine: Legacy bios, MBR, TPM 1.2, upgraded from W10 to W11 using W10/W11 hybrid install media workaround.


    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, Windows 11 Pro.
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