Windows 10: Windows Defender won't open

Discus and support Windows Defender won't open in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; Hi,For a while now I have been unable to open Windows Defender I am using Windows 11 Pro. I suspect I have Malware, since my RAM 8 GB is always at 90%,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by Pls fix, Jul 10, 2024 at 9:42 AM.

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    Windows Defender won't open


    Hi,For a while now I have been unable to open Windows Defender I am using Windows 11 Pro. I suspect I have Malware, since my RAM 8 GB is always at 90%, even when idle. I have had no issues with my RAM in the past 3 years.I upgraded to Microsoft 365, hoping to receive support but I am unable to access it. Whenever I try to open support.microsoft I receive an error message "access denied":You don't have permission to access "http://support.microsoft.com/surface?" on this server.Reference #18.8cc61cb8.1720618457.7c32f3a I tried different browsers, as well as using incognito mode. Nothing work

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    Windows won`t open an program when I try to open it with Microsoft account user, but when I login with local account, that program opens. I have tried with 2 Microsoft accounts, 1 admin and 1 normal user, and it won`t open in either one of them. What can cause this?

    ***Moved from Windows / Windows 11 / Tilit, profiilit ja kirjautuminen***
     
    Juho Vainikka, Jul 10, 2024 at 9:43 AM
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    Hi Robert,

    Thanks for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    We appreciate you for trying the troubleshooting steps.



    I suggest you to try the below steps and check if it helps.

    Step 1: Run Windows app troubleshooter.

    Refer to the below link:

    Fix problems with apps from Microsoft Store - Microsoft Support

    Step 2: Run shell commands for Windows store and check if it helps.

    Follow the below steps:


    • Press Windows key + X and select
      Command prompt(Admin)
      to open elevated Command prompt.

    • Type the following commands.



      powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.xml

    • Hit enter, the blackscreen will appear still for a couple of seconds. After a couple of second a new line saying C:\.... will appear.

    • Close Command Prompt.

    • Try to start the Windows Store again.


    Hope it helps, reply to us with the status of your issue. We will be happy to assist you.
     
  4. Windows Defender won't open

    Windows 10 Store won-t open

    Hi Mateo,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to reset Windows Store Cache and check if it helps.


    • Press Windows Key + R key to open run box.

    • Type WSReset.exe and hit Enter.
     
    SujataMoktan, Jul 10, 2024 at 9:43 AM
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