Problem with windows defender

when I try to turn on the windows defender it,s promt on issue like " this operation returned because the time out period expired" may I know how to resolve this issue....thnx
 

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Last updated December 13, 2018 Views 256 Applies to:
Open Start, type: regedit
Right click regedit
Click Run as administrator

Navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SecurityHealthService

and modify the Start value from 4 to 2. Restart your computer to re-enable the Windows Defender Security Center Service.

Press Windows key + R
Type: services.msc
Hit Enter

Press Windows key + R
Type: services.msc
Hit Enter

Scroll down to Windows Defender Security Center Service
Double click it
Set its Start up type to Automatic

Click Start
Click Apply then OK

Restart

If that does not work, perform a repair upgrade.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/wiki...
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Andre Da Costa
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Hi,

My name is Angel. I am an Independent Advisor. Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community.

Do you receive any error code?

I would recommend that you review the following Post of mohdrafi


https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/for...


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Hi my windows defender needs upgrading but when cleeking on the upgrade option it gives me this  

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