definition updates for defender


  1. Posts : 15
    windows 10
       #1

    definition updates for defender


    i have had 8 of these in one day was wondering if something is wrong
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  2. AddRAM's Avatar
    Posts : 3,821
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       #2

    You can have more than 1 in one day but 8 does seem like a lot.

    As long as you don`t get 8 every day, I wouldn`t worry about it.
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  3. Posts : 1,868
    W10 pro x64 20H2 Build 19042.610
       #3

    I seem to get an update following a deliberate restart. Conversely I have add occasional days with no Defender update being added to the list.
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  4. AddRAM's Avatar
    Posts : 3,821
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       #4

    There seem to be a lot through a 24 hour period, but I suppose it`s normal.

    I just installed another.
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  5. Try3's Avatar
    Posts : 7,425
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 20H2 Build 19042.868
       #5

    Did you have 8 updates or 8 attempts at getting updates?

    You can see a log of updates in Event viewer to check -
    Windows logs
    System
    Source - WindowsUpdateClient
    EventID - 19

    and at
    Applications and service logs
    Microsoft
    Windows
    Windows defender
    Operational
    EventID - 2000
    [and EventID - 2001 provides a log of update errors]

    Denis
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  6. Posts : 15
    windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #6

    on nov 2 had 2 fails then they updated then the antivirus platform updated then on nov 3 had 7 download successfully but now when i play world of warcraft i get crashes very bad did not happen till these downloads
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  7. Posts : 15
    windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #7

    i looked in event viewer and seen a bunch of DistributedCOM errors yesterday i had trouble with computer but no updates but today already had 3 definition updates 1hour or 2
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