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Updates for Windows Defender are usually included in regularly scheduled Windows updates. However, you can manually download and install the updates yourself.
Updates may be available in several places online, but only download those from Microsoft's official website.
Files from other sources may in fact be viruses or other malware disguised as legitimate update files.

Log into your Windows Vista computer as an administrator.
You will need administrator rights to install the update files.
Check whether you are running the 32- or 64-bit version of Windows Vista by clicking on the "Start" menu, then typing "system" in the search box and clicking "system" in the programs list.
For the "System type" entry you will see either "32-bit operating system" or "64-bit operating system".

Download the update definition files from Microsoft's website.
There are different versions of the files for the 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows Vista, so be sure to download the correct version for your computer by simply clicking the appropriate link (see Links below), which will start the download automatically.
32 bit
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=70631
64 bit
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=70632
Click "Run" when the download has completed to immediately begin installation.
Follow the prompts on your screen to complete the installation, and restart your computer if necessary.
A restart is not usually required immediately, but is usually required in order for installation to be fully completed, so restart as soon as possible.

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Hi Anon,
The 0x800106ba error may occur after Windows Defender is updated due to the computer's inability to update the Windows Defender firewall. It may not have applicable permissions needed for the update, or it may not have the files necessary for updating itself.

The Fix

Set Windows Defender to Automatic - You can set the Windows Defender service to Automatic, Disabled or Manual. Setting it to automatic might solve the problem. Follow these steps:
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  3. Double-click Windows Defender, and click Automatic in the start-up box > click OK.
Uninstall and reinstall Windows Defender - If the first procedure did not help resolve the problem, try un-installing and then reinstalling Windows Defender. Due to the fact that Windows Defender is a Windows component, we will use AppWiz to un-install it from the computer. Follow these steps:
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Let me know how you go!

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Some times even when the Windows Defender service is set to automatic you still might see the Error below and even when you have tried this site http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931849 which tells you to remove the program and then use the windows installer cleanup utility form HERE and start again you still get the same error

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This is a method is bit drastic I suggest that first you update manually the definitions from HERE then download my Windows Defender FIX from my Public SKYDRIVE then restart you PC it should now fix the above error it will re-register all the DLLs that are needed to allow the error to go

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The Windows Defender software constantly scans your computer for threats such as spyware that may slow down your computer or try to steal personal information.


If the software wasn't installed properly or is conflicting with other programs running on your machine, Windows Defender may not work correctly.


To repair the software you either need to download the latest update available for the program, or you need to completely uninstall and reinstall Windows Defender.


Restart your computer's operating system.

Double-click the "Windows Defender" icon in the system tray at the lower-right end of the screen.


Click the question mark icon at the top of the Windows Defender screen and choose "Check for Updates."


Select "Continue" if you are running Windows Vista.


Wait for the updates to finish installing and click "Scan."

Click "Stop Scan" if the problem persists.


Click the question mark icon again and select "Exit Windows Defender."

Click "Yes" to confirm you want to close the software.


Open the "Start" menu screen and select "Control Panel." Select "Uninstall a Program" in Windows 7 or Windows Vista, or instead choose "Add or Remove Programs" in Windows XP.


Click the "Windows Defender" entry and select "Uninstall."

Choose "Yes" and restart the computer after the program is removed.


Navigate to the Windows Defender installation webpage (see Below).

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=435BFCE7-DA2B-4A6A-AFA4-F7F14E605A0D&displaylang=en&mg_id=10134


Click "Download" and double-click the Windows Defender installation file when it downloads to your hard drive.


Go through the onscreen installation instructions.

Open the "Start" menu and choose "All Programs."


Select "Windows Defender."

Click "Scan" to start a new scan for malicious software.


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If you use another anti virus/spy program like Norton Antivirus which i suspect you are as you are using Norton Internet Security then you may not need Windows Defender running at all. If you think that Windows Defender is the culprit stopping your Canon application from running then why don't you stop Defender from running.
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If it has then all's well, if you want to run Windows Defender again just follow the above steps and re-check the "Use Windows Defender" box again.
If this does not work please post back.


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Uninstall the Windows defender and install am updated version. If it doesn't work, try this:
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:

1. Uninstall Windows Defender, and then reinstall Windows Defender. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, click Run, type appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
2. Click Windows Defender, and then click Remove.
3. Follow the prompts to uninstall Windows Defender.
4. To reinstall Windows Defender, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/secu...yware/software (http://www.microsoft.com/athome/secu...yware/software)
2. If this issue is not resolved after you complete step 1, uninstall Windows Defender, use the Windows Installer CleanUp utility, and then reinstall Windows Defender. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, click Run, type appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
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3. Follow the prompts to uninstall Windows Defender.
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5. To reinstall Windows Defender, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/secu...yware/software (http://www.microsoft.com/athome/secu...yware/software)
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