I cant get my windows defender to update.
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Troubleshoot Windows Defender Update Issues in Windows 10
See the Answer
of quietman7 - MVP in https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/protect/forum/protect_defender-protect_updating/windowsdefender-wont-turn-on/c502c63f-2ffe-4cfd-8b6b-bdfd086cfae0
If the issue continues you may want to follow the steps in Problems
starting Windows Defender in Windows 8/8.1/10
If you can't get this problem resolved suggest you post back in this thread and provide additional information.
You may prefer to install a third party antimalware program (which should disable Windows Defender).
There are a number of viable free and paid options available – take your pick.
Choosing an Anti-Virus Program
Is Windows Defender The Best For Windows
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