windows defender error code : 0x80070005 ?

hey guys, 
i had this issue after i uninstall "mcafee" and turned on  windows defender but it says that error that " an error has occurred in the programme initialization. if this problem continues, please contact your system administrator. error code : 0x80070005 " 

please i need a step by step solution :( 
thanks all  
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Roughly translated that is usually a "permissions" error.  Be sure you are running an Administrator Account when you try to make any changes to the computer.

 

Any other issues or problems?  Can you download files okay?

 

Be sure you have run the McAfee Removal Tool and rebooted the computer: http://service.mcafee.com/FAQDocument.aspx?id=TS101331

 

See Windows Defender on Windows 8 - Introduction and Frequently Asked Questions

 

May need to restart Security Service: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/protect/forum/protect_defender-protect_start/window-8-windows-defender-service-will-not-start/a5a5ebf8-d87e-4f2f-9850-db801d8be97a

 

If you cannot resolve your issue suggest post back in this thread with further details...

MVP Consumer Security 2014-2016
Windows Insider MVP 2016-2018

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