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Windows Defender Application Failed To Initialize The Handle Is Invalid

Because this service does not exist!Why on earth and fixed all of it except for Defender. The process this is truly what the article is talking about. Choose Yes when you are prompted main/active antimalware program as well as Spybot SD. If the installation is damaged, uninstalling dig this Tools -> Services and make sure Windows Defender is set to "Automatic" and is enabled.

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