Windows 10: Virus Scan, Windows Security and Windows Update are all not working

Discus and support Virus Scan, Windows Security and Windows Update are all not working in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi. So about a month ago, I noticed that the Windows Defender icon has disappeared from my system tray, but I didn't care back then. Just now though, I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by xtan, Nov 7, 2020.

  1. xtan Win User

    Virus Scan, Windows Security and Windows Update are all not working


    Hi.
    So about a month ago, I noticed that the Windows Defender icon has disappeared from my system tray, but I didn't care back then. Just now though, I have noticed that when running a virus scan, it just gets stuck at 0 (it used to be so fast):

    Virus Scan, Windows Security and Windows Update are all not working [​IMG]

    The Windows Security page is just blank:

    Virus Scan, Windows Security and Windows Update are all not working [​IMG]

    And even checking for Windows Updates doesn't work. It spends too much time just "Checking for updates...", then results with this error:

    Virus Scan, Windows Security and Windows Update are all not working [​IMG]


    I'm running Windows 10 Pro, Version 2004 (OS Build 19041.572).

    Now, I worry that this might be some sort of virus malware. I'm kinda hesitant to just install some anti-virus / anti-malware though because a lot of them these days just seems to be bloatware. I'm hoping that this is just a bug or something that can easily be fixed.

    Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

    :)
     
    xtan, Nov 7, 2020
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  2. dalchina Win User

    Windows Security Virus Scan

    Please confirm you don't have a list like this:

    Virus Scan, Windows Security and Windows Update are all not working [​IMG]


    e.g. from here (or via the control panel):

    Virus Scan, Windows Security and Windows Update are all not working [​IMG]


    If not, suggests deeper problems. To which uninstall option are you referring? (A picture is worth...)
     
    dalchina, Nov 7, 2020
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  3. Windows Security Virus Scan

    Yes that's exactly what I have. If you notice there is an uninstall option next to organize if you scroll to other updates ie. office, but it will disappear once you scroll to the latest updates.
     
    stealth2920, Nov 7, 2020
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  4. Virus Scan, Windows Security and Windows Update are all not working

    Windows 7 Ultimate (64) Security updates not installing.

    I have been having problems in installing the updates that I have listed below. For each update I attempted to install them individually but they would not install. I also downloaded the SURT 6.1 KB947821 v27. The problem has been going on now for about 2 months. (whenever the issue with the updates comes to mind I am never near my pc). Thank you in advance.


    Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2838727)
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    Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2790113)
    Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2813170)
    Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2813430)
    Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2839894)
    Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2726535)
    Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2773072)
    Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2786400)
    Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2798162)
    Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2808679)
     
    autigerfan, Nov 7, 2020
    #4
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