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Researcher says fixes to Windows Defender's engine incomplete



I just built out a new Win 7 Pro machine. Got the rollup to install but now it howls about needing updates to defender and complains it has never installed an update of any kind.

If Intell it to go find the updates I get the same 51% cpu wheelspin I had for a year on another Win 7 machine that only cleared when the big Win10 update was pushed out a few months ago.

I reckon the update telemetry database we all know is secretly in the path is swamped with 24x7 Win10 out-rattage operations.

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