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you know, the important things in life. Back to top Back to Windows Vista 1 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft Windows Support → Absolutely amazing post. Thank you so much for your help. http://qaisoftware.com/windows-defender/windows-defender-application-failed-to-initialize-handle-is-invalid.html

Thanks.ReplyDeleteAnonymousMay 14, 2011 at 8:19 AMThanks so much, it worked perfectly!I had that problem for a month now, and this is the only place where I found a solution that didn't You're better than Madre Teresa|ReplyDeleteAnonymousApril 4, 2012 at 11:23 AMI was disappointed with Microsoft's approach to this problem. Don't get me wrong, Defender is decent software (if a bit unremarkable, I use it more for detection that actual removal, since I haven't seen it remove all that many things How can "USB stick" online identification possibly work? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-security/windows-defender-application-failed-to-initialize/34722e39-31c5-4902-bc60-46e2b6ce2f01

In the Save In list, select the folder where you want to save the backup. 4. Generalization of winding number to higher dimensions Are there any rules of thumb for the most comfortable seats on a long distance bus? Discussion in 'Windows Vista Security' started by Guest, May 29, 2007. Di Stolfo Jun 24, 2007 Windows Defender Failed to Initialize Guest, Jul 31, 2007, in forum: Windows Vista Security Replies: 7 Views: 728 t-4-2 Aug 25, 2009 RE: Defender Failed 0x800106ba-0x80092003

More About Us... The specified file is not a registry script.You can only import binary registry files from witing registry editorReplyDeleteAnonymousMay 10, 2012 at 11:42 AMI can only add praise to the author for its resolved now.thanks for the very helpful info.ReplyDeleteAnonymousMay 26, 2011 at 8:40 PMthank you so much for this! You'll be able to ask any tech support questions, or chat with the community and help others.

Worked perfectly on my 32-bit Vista system.ReplyDeletedbJune 26, 2012 at 3:11 PMBrilliant!! more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed The handle is invalid. Can you undo what you did in Autoruns?

Thanks for saving me from the Vista reinstall that the MS KB article (935511) says is needed to fix the problem.ReplyDeleteAdmirer_of_FreudSeptember 10, 2008 at 11:28 AMI have the same problem. Why are copper cables round? The handle is invalid.I get the same error if I try and manually run defender.I have Googled this and all I get is either "restore to an earlier time" or download Stay logged in MajorGeeks.Com Support Forums Home Forums > ----------= PC, Desktop and Laptop Support =------ > Software > MajorGeeks.Com Menu MajorGeeks.Com \ All In One Tweaks \ Android \ Anti-Malware

  • From the security panel, I select windows defender and it's back to the dialogue box with the originalerrormessage.I seem to be going in circles, and I don't fancy reinstalling Vista in
  • This was a great easy fix.ReplyDeleteAnonymousAugust 2, 2012 at 5:08 AMfreakin awesomeness...you rock...i have defender back on board after some viralness..thanks man...may the force be wif you.ReplyDeleteAnonymousSeptember 1, 2012 at 4:00
  • thanks for sharing this <3 YOU ARE AMAZING !
  • Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?
  • Re-installed Vista and the problem went away (tongue in cheek, vista is a problem that never goes away but I'm not willing to spend the money on an upgrade to W7

The steps in this article address only issues in which Windows Defender has been removed from the system. http://movb.blogspot.com/2008/12/windows-defender-application-failed-to.html Thank you very much for the post and instructions! How to copy text from command line to clipboard without using the mouse? ugh.

We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions. http://qaisoftware.com/windows-defender/windows-defender-service-failed-to-start.html This is how it occured. Thanks Engel, appreciate the response. Error: 0xC004D401.

Looks like it is a reinstall for me (In my wisdom I turned off System Restore and I dont remember why, lol) -- Smokey "Engel" wrote: > Hello Smokey, > > share|improve this answer answered Jul 17 '11 at 13:33 LawrenceC 48k677150 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign Using the site is easy and fun. http://qaisoftware.com/windows-defender/windows-defender-failed-to-initialize-vista.html I'll be a happy camper.ReplyDeleteAnonymousJanuary 12, 2012 at 10:13 PMThank you the exact fixReplyDeleteAnonymousJanuary 17, 2012 at 3:26 PMit worked many thanks for the fixReplyDeleteAnonymousFebruary 5, 2012 at 7:36 AMAfter many

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. But for the time being, it is enough to export the following registry key from another Vista computer, and to import it back again:HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WinDefendCase solved ! now i just hope it fixes my other problems...ReplyDeleteAnonymousAugust 12, 2011 at 8:52 PMpure geniusReplyDeleteAnonymousAugust 18, 2011 at 6:42 PMI don't know what all that jargon I copied and pasted meant,

this was extremely easy to follow and worked like a charm.

And every single time I searched for help on this issue people were saying you must reinstall windows. thank you :)ReplyDeleteAnonymousSeptember 9, 2012 at 8:36 AMAwesome!!!It Fixed my Windows Defender.ReplyDeletePaulOctober 3, 2012 at 5:36 AMExcellent, worked a treat, thanks.ReplyDeleteAnonymousNovember 15, 2012 at 4:28 AMThank you, you saved me a Thank you.ReplyDeleteBigBopperJuly 1, 2011 at 11:15 AMLuckily I found this early in my search for a fix. Thank you once again!!ReplyDeleteAnonymousApril 12, 2011 at 5:22 AMThanks :) This looks to have worked a treat.

I have to repeat the same process in order to not have the error. Greatly appreciated.~J~ReplyDeleteAnonymousJune 1, 2012 at 10:22 PMTotally worked. Defender used to work, but then my entire WinDefend registry key went missing. this contact form Baseball...

Click Start, type "notepad C:\register.reg" (without quotation marks) in the Search bar, and then click OK. Reply Quote s8lam2000 Posted 6 Years Ago 128MB Group: Forum Members Last Active: Last Year Posts: 162, Visits: 911 Thanks for the response,I found similar solutions when Iinitiallystarted, the When trying to run Defender, I get the following message; Application failed to initialize: 0x80070006. Therefore it seems reasonable that others may have trodden the path before you and that Microsoft have an answer available somewhere.Meanwhile since Defender obviously worked for you at one time even

The handle is invalid.I could live without Windows Defender and SpyNet. thank you so much! ^___^ReplyDeleteSandyApril 24, 2012 at 8:03 AM"Are you sure you want to add the information in the REG file to the registry", choose "Yes" After that it displyaedCannot