1.    4 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
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    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    old defender UI broken in Fall Creators Update 1709


    Since the upgrade to Fall Creators update the old style Defender UI MSASCui.exe produces an error if you try to look at Quarantined items on the History tab.

    Error loading type library/DLL
    Error code: 0x80029c4a

    I'm not the only one, apparently. Also reported here...

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnSanders1
    My problems did not start until AFTER the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and the following two "Quality Updates"
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...cc78197?auth=1
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  2.    4 Weeks Ago #2
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    I have found that it can be made to work, but only if it is run as Administrator. Must be a permissions snafu.
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Oct 2017
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Fix MSE Utility is a portable utility which will reset all the Registry and other settings of Microsoft Security Essentials to its default value. This utility will restore all its registry values & service settings to known good defaults, without re-installing MSE. It also re-registers the concerned .dll and .exe files, required to run MSE properly.
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  4.    4 Weeks Ago #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by FreeBooter View Post
    Fix MSE Utility is a portable utility which will reset all the Registry and other settings of Microsoft Security Essentials to its default value...
    And this would help Defender how exactly?

    I do not have MSE installed, I couldn't even if I wanted to. MSE is not compatible with Win10 (or Win8, come to that) and cannot be installed. This utility was written in 2009 for Win7+MSE. Who knows what registry settings it could damage for Win10's built-in Defender.

    No, this seems to be a problem that Microsoft introduced in 1709. They appear to have changed permissions somewhere (probably in the registry) and forgot to update the old UI. It is reproducible on all machines I have updated to Fall Creators Update. It requires a fix from Microsoft in (the next?) cumulative update.

    The are several possible reasons when you receive an error code 0x80029c4a. Corrupted system files, incorrect registry keys, or driver issues are the main causes for these error types.
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...7-1b0834082059
    Last edited by Bree; 4 Weeks Ago at 09:28. Reason: added error code meaning
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