1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 455
    ,7,8.1 10TP 10upgrade,MINT
       06 Apr 2015 #1

    Windows Defender update


    Having lots of failed updates for WD definitions, I went to control panel and opened WD. It said WD is up to date. I tried the update button anyway and it actually installed the latest definitions.
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  2. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 47
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       06 Apr 2015 #2

    I've found a bug in Windows 10 & Windows Defender. I open up Windows Defender and update it. I close Windows Defender and open Windows Update to check for updates. It always redownloads updates for Windows Defender definitions again.
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  3. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       07 Apr 2015 #3

    I am having issues with WD updates as well. I just update the program from the tray and do not use Windows Update. This probably will be fixed with the next build.
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  4. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,931
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       07 Apr 2015 #4

    So far so good here:

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  5. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 47
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       07 Apr 2015 #5

    I'm personally not expecting it to be fixed anytime soon. Look at the bug for Mail, People & Calendar. It's existed in both build 10041 and 10049. Just like, I'm not expecting the final version of Windows 10 to be released to everyone until the 3rd Thursday of OctoberYou have to figure Windows 10 is being made for everything now. No more separate versions per device, so they say. They released the TP for pcs, laptops, etc. in October, yet Windows Phone user's didn't get a TP version until February. They should've released it for everything at the same time, especially considering phone's can't run desktop app's, like pc's, laptop's and some tablet's can.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 17,328
    Triple Boot 10 Pro & 10 Insider Pro & 8.1 Pro
       07 Apr 2015 #6

    BRKKAB said: View Post
    I've found a bug in Windows 10 & Windows Defender. I open up Windows Defender and update it. I close Windows Defender and open Windows Update to check for updates. It always redownloads updates for Windows Defender definitions again.
    Been like this since Win 7. Since def updates (security essentials in win 7) aren't really hotfixes or system patches, they don't register in the system as installed updates. So, when you update thru Defender UI, it works fine (faster, even), but "check for updates" will see it again and reload it. No harm done, just inconsistency between WU and Win Defender. Cheers!
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  7. Joined : Feb 2015
    Houston, Tx
    Posts : 123
    Win 10
       07 Apr 2015 #7

    I'm like Bunny (above) - lots of dups but it doesn't hurt anything, works fine so more of the same please
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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 17,328
    Triple Boot 10 Pro & 10 Insider Pro & 8.1 Pro
       07 Apr 2015 #8

    rfruth said: View Post
    I'm like Bunny (above) - lots of dups but it doesn't hurt anything, works fine so more of the same please
    Those aren't dups.... they are different revision numbers of definitions. The KB number will stay the same.
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