Windows 10: Windows Defender Updates

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  1.    21 May 2016 #1

    Windows Defender Updates


    I wonder if anyone else has noticed that there have been no updates to Windows Defender since Version 1.221.14.0 created at 4:28 PM May 19 2016? I have used Defender (currently on 5 machines) for several years and there have always been several updates daily and now there hasn't been one for nearly 48 hours. All 5 of my machines come back "No Updates Available" when checking for updates.

    Anyone have an update later?
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  2. Posts : 346
    Windows 10 Pro 15063.296
       21 May 2016 #2

    cbwilsha said: View Post
    I wonder if anyone else has noticed that there have been no updates to Windows Defender since Version 1.221.14.0 created at 4:28 PM May 19 2016? I have used Defender (currently on 5 machines) for several years and there have always been several updates daily and now there hasn't been one for nearly 48 hours. All 5 of my machines come back "No Updates Available" when checking for updates.

    Anyone have an update later?
    My last Windows Defender update is the same as the one noted in your post above.
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  3.    21 May 2016 #3

    Same here. I even went to the Microsoft Malware Protection Center and that's the latest update available for Windows 10. When this happened with Windows 7 it usually resulted in a major version update.
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  4.    21 May 2016 #4

    marsmimar said: View Post
    Same here. I even went to the Microsoft Malware Protection Center and that's the latest update available for Windows 10. When this happened with Windows 7 it usually resulted in a major version update.
    Same here on XP. Glad it's not me. When they pulled the updates for a week around 4/14/16 I was doing manual def installs.

    I believe that one time I got the wrong one for my OS & I believe it changed a system file or 2. Everything works except 1 security program, a component of Greatis Reg Run.

    They've really tried to help, but the few suggestions caused more problems, so...................
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  5.    21 May 2016 #5

    Same here: Defender refuses to start, dead. My last update is 2 days ago: 1.221.14.0.
    Try this web site but its not working: Download Windows Defender Definition Updates - MajorGeeks
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  6.    21 May 2016 #6

    Interesting. I really wish I hadn't done those manual updates in April. I only got 1 bad one, but that'sall it took.
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  7.    21 May 2016 #7

    marsmimar said: View Post
    Same here. I even went to the Microsoft Malware Protection Center and that's the latest update available for Windows 10. When this happened with Windows 7 it usually resulted in a major version update.
    The executable file is not working: mpma-fe.exe
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  8. Posts : 487
    Windows 7/64 Professional
       21 May 2016 #8

    MSE/Windows 7 has been the same for 2 days.
    I just checked and MSE updated but only the date changed not the update version. (1.221.14.0)
    That is the first time the date has changed in two days and I check for updates 2 or 3 times every day.
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  9.    21 May 2016 #9

    Layback Bear said: View Post
    MSE/Windows 7 has been the same for 2 days.
    I just checked and MSE updated but only the date changed not the update version. (1.221.14.0)
    That is the first time the date has changed in two days and I check for updates 2 or 3 times every day.
    Thanks for feedback Layback.
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  10.    21 May 2016 #10

    I just checked mine after seeing this thread, it was two days old on definitions, I updated and got these just now,

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