Microsoft: Try Turning It Off & Back On Again

Microsoft: Try Turning It Off & Back On Again

In a response that sounds like a stereotypical IT guy, Microsoft has asked Windows 10 users to reboot their PCs to clear an error with Defender. Evidently, a recent update to Defender causes it to display errors until the process restarts. The easiest way to restart Defender is to reboot. So this actually makes sense. It’s not just Microsoft being stereotypical.

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