Windows defender program is a very dynamic and amazing program that comes to you with the upgrading of your operating system to Windows OS 10. The program acts just like an antivirus. It scans and find out errors and tries to repair them properly. But sometimes while you launch the Windows defender program in your computer, you get Windows defender error 0x80508018. Occurring of the defender error code 0x80508018 is a very critical error issue and you need to fix it as soon as possible. Here it is to be noted that there are no any proper causes or reasons for the occurring of this issue. But it is assumed that the issue comes due to deletion or missing of Windows system files associated with this program. So, go with the methods recommended here to fix Windows error code 0x80508018. For automatic fixing, you must download and install Advanced System Repair Tool in the computer.
Common symptoms you may see after the occurring of Windows defender error code 0x80508018 are automatic shutdown, restarting of the computer repeatedly, slow computer performance, unable to run the Windows defender program, problem in installing or uninstall any apps, unable to access any other programs, severe data loss, etc.
Causes responsible for the incurring of defender error code 0x80508018 are missing or deleted Windows system files associated with Windows defender, incorrect registry files, improper maintenance of the computer, misconfigured system files, missing DLLs, conflicts between the third party antivirus installed and the Windows defender program, unfinished uninstalling of some files, internet disconnection, etc.
How to fix Windows error code 0x80508018: To fix Windows defender error 0x80508018, you should either go with the manual or with automatic error fixing methods recommended below in the article. But keep in your mind that the manual method requires a deep technical knowledge to fix the issue;
- First of all remove or uninstall the third party antivirus tool installed.
- Repair the registry files associated with the program.
- Check the internet connection properly.
- Reinstall the missing or deleted system files.
- Restore the computer to the most recent restoring point.
- If above steps don’t work, just reinstall the Windows OS again.
With the help of the above manual steps, you can fix Windows defender error 0x80508018 very easily. But it is easy only if you have a sound technical knowledge for it. Otherwise, you must download and install Advanced System Repair Tool for automatic fixing of the issue.
Advanced System Repair Tool is a very vibrant tool that will scan the whole computer and find out the errors to remove them completely. It will also remove the virus and malware after complete scanning of the PC. Most amazing thing is that it is compatible with almost each and every Windows OS version.