Windows® Defender Restart Issues
What are the possible causes behind the restart of Windows Defender and what are the ways to fix issues during the process?
Windows Defender is type of antispyware program that is used mainly for Windows. Windows Defender would make the system free from all the malware, adware and the pop-ups. This software program is being created after the Windows XP. Since the launch of Windows Vista OS, it comes integrated with that Operating System. Whenever the use would do some mistakes accidently, Windows Defender notify that error instantly. Thus, it would deliver the protection for the system. There are chances that this Windows Defender would show errors during its starting and also in executing time period. There are different ways to solve these issues.
Below given points are the causes of the issues with restarting of Windows Defender and tips to solve them:
- Due to corrupted registry entries
- Presence of third party program
- Lack of administrator privilege
Due to corrupted registry entries
Sometimes, when you start and restart the Windows Defender, you would face some errors. This condition would occur if any corrupted registry entries are present in the system. So in order to solve such issue, you have to uninstall and then try to reinstall the Windows Defender. You have to take the Control Panel and from that, take Add or Remove Programs. Then, click the Windows Defender and click Remove. After that you have to reinstall the updated version of Windows Defender.
Presence of third party program
It is seen that if there are any of the third party malware or the spyware are present in the system, they would cause the error that service has been stopped whenever you restart the Windows Defender. It would be better to remove such type of third party software from the system. Then, try to remove such problem causing software to avoid the conflicts. Then, type the services.msc in the Run and right click Windows Defender and click Start.
If you have preformed the Windows Defender staring and restarting with an ordinary user account without having the administrator privileges, you would also get many errors. So you have to make sure that you have logged in as the Administrator. There are programs which would need to restart and start the program by the Administrator. Windows Defender is also one such program.
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