Windows defender discovered a virus on my system which I have since removed but now I cannot open defender without getting an error and the App Store or any of the "modern UI" apps will not load, saying it could be a network issue.
My network is fine and both the defender and App Store issues happened at the same time.
Anyone had anything similar?
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Ye I know it's not great. It seems like my pc can't connect to any Microsoft service, I can't change my local account to a Microsoft account either
I wanted to ask if your browser can connect to the internet as a firewall can cause a problem like this. else if you cannot browse and you surely connected to the internet post us back
Windows Defender includes Security Essentials in 8/8.1. Possibly a corrupt file in your OS. First try System File Checker Winkey plus 'X' Choose Command Prompt (Admin) Type sfc /scannow then Enter
It finds and fixes errors in Windows, but doesn't always report them. Run it and see if the fault disappears after re-booting your system If corrupt files are found that can’t be fixed, try