It's not uncommon to get an error message in Windows, but if you get an error message like '2147023293' from Windows Defender, it is important to solve it as soon as possible.
Windows Defender is a security program that was created by Microsoft. It is a free application that can be downloaded from the Windows Store. It protects your computer against viruses, malware, and other threats.
On this page, you will find more information about the most common causes and most relevant solutions for the Windows Defender error '2147023293'. Do you need help straight away? Visit our support page.
We've created a list of solutions which you can follow if you want to solve this Windows Defender problem yourself. Do you need more help? Visit our support page if you need professional support with Windows Defender right away.
Windows Defender has protected your computer against threats and errors. If you encounter this error, then you might encounter the error code Windows Defender 2147023293 on your device’s screen. This error can occur when there is an issue with your device or it can occur when there is an issue with your computer or the internet connection.
To fix this error, you need to try a few solutions.
Option 1: Run Windows Update
If you encounter this error, then the first thing you need to do is to run Windows Update. This is a built-in application that helps you to download and install the latest updates on your operating system.
To run Windows Update, open the Start Menu, click on the Settings option and then click on the Updates option. You will find several options here. Selecting the “check for updates” option will start a process that automatically checks for new updates.
This process might take some time to complete, so be patient while it works.
If Windows Update could not fix this error, then you need to install the latest updates.
Option 2: Make sure your operating system is up-to-date
If you encounter this error, then the first thing you need to do is to check if your operating system is up-to-date. To do this, open the Start Menu and type in “Windows Update” (without quotes) into the search box that appears when you type in this word.
If Windows Update could not fix this error, then you need to check if there are any updates available for your operating system. To do this, open the Start Menu and type in “Windows Update” (without quotes) into the search box that appears when you type in this word.
You will see a pop-up window appear where you can enter your administrator password if required.
Option 3: Uninstall interfering applications
If you encounter this error, then the first thing you need to do is to check if there are any applications installed on your computer that might cause this error.
Once inside the Control Panel, select the Uninstall option from the Programs option. A window will appear where you can select to uninstall all the programs on your computer or just some of them. To uninstall all of them, click on “Uninstall a program” and then select “select all” and then “uninstall” (without quotes).