Current threat scan Windows defender

Show no violation or problems but scans only 12 files?
 

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Last updated September 20, 2019 Views 97 Applies to:
This is a new bug which appeared after recent Defender updates. Hopefully there’s a fix released soon.
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Lots of users on Win 7, 8.1 and 10 have reported this issue.

Microsoft has to fix it.

Doing a custom scan should still work.... 

Here's a German article. You could use Translate or another translator to  read it...

>https://www.deskmodder.de/blog/2019/09/18/windows-defender-aktuell-mit-einem-scan-problem-durch-die-antimalware-version-4-18-1908-7/

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Hi,

The latest Defender updates seem to have fixed this. Please check for updates.
Sumit
Windows Insider MVP 2018-2020 and Volunteer Moderator

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Took your advice and got the latest update.

Things seem to be working fine now.

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FYI...

The issue seems to be partially fixed since virus definition (Security intelligence update) version 1.301.1684.0

Updated info here: https://borncity.com/win/2019/09/18/scan-issues-with-msd-defender-antimalware-version-4-18-1908-7/

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