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Troubleshoot Windows Defender Definition Update Issue with
Windows Defender is antimalware software that comes inbuilt with Windows 10 operating
system. It protects your system against malware, adware, virus, and other malicious threats. With
its’ great security features there are also certain situations in which Windows Defender may also
create trouble to your system. However, with a tech help for Windows Defender, you can easily
find solution for Windows Defender. Recently some users have reported for Windows Defender
update issues about which you will know with this article piece.
While you are utilizing Windows Defender, you receive message concerning to Windows
Defender updates in two circumstances and to have solution for these troubling situations you
can have an tech support phone number for Windows 10. So, let’s have a look at these
circumstances as shown below:
1. While you open a Windows Defender, you receive a message that suggests you to
check for new definitions.
Here, you need to check for updates in Windows Defender for which you can follow the
procedures as shown below:
Start Windows Defender. And, for doing this you need to click on Start >
programs> Windows Defender.
Now, you need to check for new definitions. And, for doing this you need to click
on Check for Updates Now.
2. While trying to check updates in Windows Defender, you receive an error message
that signifies that definition updates cannot be downloaded checked or installed.
Here, you need to make a manual installation for updates and then need to verify
Windows update files for which you can follow the process as shown below:
Restart your computer
After restarting your system you need to switch back to Windows Defender where
you need to note the error code on Home page. If you find error message as code
0x80240016, you again need to restart your system.
Make the manual installation for updates
For manual installation follow the steps as shown below:
Visit the Security Portal, if you are using English version.
If you are not using English language, then you can visit Security Portal to gather
information for non-English language. Now, click on the article number 923159
for manual downloading for latest updates for Windows Defender.
o Follow the steps shown on the website to download and install the latest updated
Definitions for Windows Defender.
These are the process through which you can easily troubleshoot Windows Defender Definitions
update issues and could have complete protection for your system in a perfect manner.