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Antivirus antispyware protection not updating

Even though you're connected

Windows Defender Security Center Protection updates screen Enterprise administrators can also push updates to endpoints in their network. First, if you haven't done so, reboot and see it that helps.

Cause The most common causes for update issues are problems with Internet connectivity. Updates don't automatically install as scheduled.

Now we can see if you can continue to remain current. Even though you're connected to the Internet, the updates fail. Windows Defender Antivirus and other Microsoft antimalware solutions provide a way to manually trigger an update. You can now forget about any prior definitions that didn't work - they can be ignored as this got you current.

Your antimalware product should be set to automatically get updates. Contact support If the steps did not resolve the issue, contact support. If you are having problems with Windows Update, use the troubleshooter. This process might also address problems with automatic updates. Automatic updates To help ensure your antimalware solution detects the latest threats, you should always use the latest definitions.

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Now we can see if

For more information, see Customer Support. If the issue persists, go on to the next step.