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molotov Members Profile Send Private Message Find Members Posts Add to Buddy List Moderator Group Joined: 04 October 2006 Status: Offline Points: 17531 Post Options Post Reply Quotemolotov Report Post Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Stay logged in MajorGeeks.Com Support Forums Home Forums > ----------= PC, Desktop and Laptop Support =------ > Software > MajorGeeks.Com Menu MajorGeeks.Com \ All In One Tweaks \ Android \ Anti-Malware I saved defenderfix.reg as an any type file per your instructions. http://blackplanetsupport.com/windows-defender/windows-defender-handle-is-invalid-vista.html

Awesome post, spot on. thank you for sharing this.HansReplyDeleteAnonymousMay 28, 2012 at 3:29 PMThanks Pete.Problem resolved in mere minutes. Really?? Then, one upgrades to Vista, and attempts to uninstall Defender.

Thanks!For repairs to Windows Firewall, Micro$oft has a repair tool called "Windows Firewall Repair Fixit". Does every data type just boil down to nodes with pointers? Edited by Allan, 11 June 2011 - 03:49 PM. But, that doesn't mean that it cannot be used to some benefit.

Uncheck all and click on apply. Your solution was simple and effective. Once the process had completed, Windows Defender has broken itself. Either Avira or Avast - your choice - but not both.

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This is how it occured. But today, I took time to debug.The most obvious thing to do is to query the Microsoft knowledge base. Archeological evidence of nuclear warfare Why do shampoo ingredient labels feature the term "Aqua"? Reply Quote EdP Posted 6 Years Ago Overclocked Group: Forum Members Last Active: Last Year Posts: 11.7K, Visits: 24.2K Completely remove Windows Defender and reinstall using a fresh download

There is a section called Selective Startup. I wish I'd searched the web more thoroughly before! found nothing interesting either.Looks like it is time to get out with IDA Pro Debugger ... May 16, 2011 at 3:06 PM Anonymous said...

This is a clean install of Vista, not an upgrade anyway...Time to reformat I guess... news Thanks for saving me from the Vista reinstall that the MS KB article (935511) says is needed to fix the problem.ReplyDeleteAdmirer_of_FreudSeptember 10, 2008 at 11:28 AMI have the same problem. maybe I'll try something else.Then I thought that interesting logs could appear in PerfMon, because Windows Defender implements WPP software tracing. I recently removed the same Vista Home Security Virus, so fairly sure that is what was/is causing it.

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Let me know if it works for you. but nothing was eventually logged. I had the same situation, that stupid "Vista Antivirus 2011" malware program screwed up windows defender.

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Not sure if I messed something up during the process but I'm pretty sure I followed the steps to a t.ReplyDeletefil111June 3, 2011 at 7:54 PMWorked well for me with a Baseball... I did what you said but it still didn't work, said there was either a system error or file error. check my blog Save the file as a REG file of any type (defenderfix.reg was what I called the file, but any name will do, just make sure the file is a REG file,

onlt txrReplyDeleteAnonymousSeptember 25, 2011 at 5:46 AMnope i safed it in my picture file instead, but had to re-do the whole thing for it to workReplyDeleteAnonymousSeptember 28, 2011 at 6:45 AMAwesome. hmm but you saved me the pain wow what a good fix thanksReplyDeleteAnonymousMay 9, 2009 at 4:46 AMthx alot....can u help me in another problem?....itz wif my security center....it can't be the only solution that worked! If the installation is damaged, uninstalling and reinstalling may be worth a shot.

Thanks!ReplyDeleteAnonymousFebruary 13, 2010 at 8:25 PMThis comment has been removed by a blog administrator.ReplyDeleteAnonymousFebruary 15, 2010 at 5:23 PMgreat trick! From things that go bump in the night, oh Lord, protect me. fixed error 80070424, not exist as an installed service.hopefully others will find this, and it will help them, too!ReplyDeleteAnonymousApril 13, 2011 at 9:52 AMThanks for writing this guide and posting it, And it worked !

Microsoft wanted to reload vista....I declined. Graphlex 4x5 Lens Hood and Filters - How Do They Mount? I guess I'll never know. Worked like a charm.Thanks,AlReplyDeleteAnonymousJuly 4, 2011 at 1:33 PMJust tried it and still have the error message popping up.

Very much appreciate the post.ReplyDeleteAnonymousMay 2, 2011 at 1:37 PMThat works perfectly! It is greatly appreciated!!! This Warms My Heart This 'N That: Keyboards, Staying Positive, and Mor... Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Sites I Peruse All Music Guide Baseball Reference Casual Collective Death By Troggles Elbo.ws (MP3 Blog Aggregator) ESPN Fox Sports IMDB

So far so good Nibbish :)ReplyDeleteEmilyApril 5, 2011 at 11:04 PMThank you so much for sharing your knowledge about this. IMHO...Click to expand... Had a corrupted registry due to a Vista -spyware2010 virus, and this fixed my defender after I removed the virus. The handle is inva Hi and welcome to MG's, You need to follow the instructions as per this Thread....

I'll be a happy camper.ReplyDeleteAnonymousJanuary 12, 2012 at 10:13 PMThank you the exact fixReplyDeleteAnonymousJanuary 17, 2012 at 3:26 PMit worked many thanks for the fixReplyDeleteAnonymousFebruary 5, 2012 at 7:36 AMAfter many Oh boy rolleyes solaris89, Jul 1, 2012 #4 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Your name or email address: Do How to remove blank page caused by long list tabular How to explain extreme human dimorphism?