Solved Windows Defender link


LIZZRD

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While I was away from home my wife started up PC and it installed Windows 11. I was about to go to 11 after I cleaned up a few things, etc.
Anyway , I now cannot open Windows security, it's telling me I need an App to open WD link. I would be happy to go back to W10 if needed.
Thanks for any suggestions ...
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Inspiron 7570
    CPU
    Intel i-5 8th gen.
    Memory
    8GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA
I'd say, either go back to Windows 10 (you have a set amount of days after upgrading to downgrade) or do an in-place upgrade of 11 over itself to see if that fixes it.

You could also try these to see if any of them find/fix a problem:
Batch:
dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /Startcomponentcleanup
sfc /scannow
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro β
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Pavilion Laptop 15-eg0070wm
    CPU
    Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Memory
    32 GB DDR4-3200 SDRAM
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel® Iris® Xᵉ Graphics
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    2TB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD
  • Operating System
    macOS Ventura
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Apple iMac 27" 5K (2017)
    CPU
    3.4 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5
    Memory
    40 GB 2400 MHz DDR4
    Graphics card(s)
    Radeon Pro 570 4 GB
    Monitor(s) Displays
    27" 5K, 34" UW
    Screen Resolution
    Mon 1: 5120 × 2880 Mon 2: 2560 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    32GB NVME, 1TB SSD
thanks for the reply. I don't know about batch / dism , where to enter ?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Inspiron 7570
    CPU
    Intel i-5 8th gen.
    Memory
    8GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA
Sorry about that... click Start and in the search box type "Command Prompt" and right-click it, click "Run As Administrator" and enter those commands one at a time and let them run before running the next one.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro β
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Pavilion Laptop 15-eg0070wm
    CPU
    Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Memory
    32 GB DDR4-3200 SDRAM
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel® Iris® Xᵉ Graphics
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    2TB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD
  • Operating System
    macOS Ventura
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Apple iMac 27" 5K (2017)
    CPU
    3.4 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5
    Memory
    40 GB 2400 MHz DDR4
    Graphics card(s)
    Radeon Pro 570 4 GB
    Monitor(s) Displays
    27" 5K, 34" UW
    Screen Resolution
    Mon 1: 5120 × 2880 Mon 2: 2560 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    32GB NVME, 1TB SSD
the dism entries come up with error 87's
the scannow showed no integrity problem
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Inspiron 7570
    CPU
    Intel i-5 8th gen.
    Memory
    8GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA
thanks , I will be working with it on and off today . and checking in later here.
may just go another way...
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Inspiron 7570
    CPU
    Intel i-5 8th gen.
    Memory
    8GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA
@LIZZRD
The problem is well known. The fix is there in microsoft forum:
-https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/windows-insider-program/issue-with-windows-defender-on-windows-11/m-p/2621453/page/15

(third post)


You must be using Powershell & you must be using administrator permissions !
Enter:-(Copy&Paste) the following:-


Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.SecHealthUI -AllUsers | Reset-AppxPackage
 
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My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro latest
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 5600
    Motherboard
    Msi b550 gaming gen3
    Memory
    32 gb 3200 mhz xmp (4x8)
    Graphics Card(s)
    msi rtx3060 8gb
    Sound Card
    sound blaster audigy fx
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Philips 222V8LA/00
    Screen Resolution
    1980x1080
    Hard Drives
    MX500 Crucial
    PSU
    corsair cv 750
    Case
    q-tech
    Cooling
    deepcool gammaxx 200t
    Keyboard
    k81 gigabyte force
    Mouse
    Viper V530
    Internet Speed
    100-10
    Browser
    Mozilla
    Antivirus
    Windows defender
  • Operating System
    windows 11 pro latest
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo T420
    CPU
    i5-2520M
    Memory
    8Gb ddr3 1333 mhz
    Graphics card(s)
    hd3000
    Sound Card
    on board
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    Team group lite 3d 240gb
    Internet Speed
    100-10
    Antivirus
    defender
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