***Defender*** How many people with Defender probs

  skidzy 16:21 23 Feb 06
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After downloading Windows Defender was:
{MS Antispy}

After upgrading to Windows Defender from Microsoft,i have had nothing but problems and i dont think im alone.

Error code: INVALID POINTER 0X8004003

Ive unistalled and ran Ccleaner to clear the rest of the redundant files,and will reinstall later.

Im a little concerned is it worth having at the moment or should i wait till MS get it sorted.

  rawprawn 16:26 23 Feb 06

I have had no problems at all, and I think it's very good.Reinstalling may solve your problem.

  jimv7 16:35 23 Feb 06

Don't forget, Defender is still only a beta version still in test, and not everyone has the same configuration on their computer, what causes problems for some works perfect on anothers.

If in doubt, uninstall it and wait fot the finished version.

  skidzy 16:38 23 Feb 06

Ok,Reinstalled and working fine.
Last night i ran Ewido and Ccleaner,maybe they were just a little aggressive.

I Just think people should be aware of this.

  skidzy 16:40 23 Feb 06

I understand that Jimv7 and am totally aware of it being the beta version,Have reinstalled as mentioned above.
Thanks for the reply.

  sunny staines 16:43 23 Feb 06

working ok for me.

But miss the report on screen of the results from the schedule scan during the night for spyware.

  Jimmy14 16:51 23 Feb 06

I've had a similair problem with IE 7 beta 2. I contacted Microsoft and they gave me some advice and a couple of forums to help but it did no good so I just deleted it and will wait till the full version comes out

  Pine Man 18:37 23 Feb 06

Works great for me and automatically updates.

  Forum Editor 19:04 23 Feb 06

it seems to work very well. It's going to form part of Vista when it launches - at least, that's the plan.

  big bloke66 19:08 23 Feb 06

Works great here too & auto updates.

  Lettervanman 19:10 23 Feb 06

Skidzy
Got this off the Defender help forum.
Start Run type this and o.k.
Mine now runs and updates o.k.and gives information in tray when it does something,if you click that option.


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