Steps to Fix Windows Defender Error 0x80072Efe

Windows defender is a very dynamic program in Windows 10. The program is responsible for the scanning and finding out of the infections to remove them at time. You don’t need to install any third party tool in Windows if you are using Windows defender program. However, it also gives you some error issues sometimes while you run it in the computer. Windows defender error 0x80072Efe is also one of them. After the occurring of this issue, you will not be able to scan the system. You can fix this issue very easily using some manual or automatic error fixing methods recommended here. For automatic fixing, you must download and install Reimage PC Repair Tool.


Compatible with the Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
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Some common symptoms you may see while you get defender error code 0x80072Efe are slow performance of the computer, automatic shutdown, repetitive restarting, system sticking, occurring of the blue screen of death error, unable to install or uninstall any files or apps, severe data loss, etc.

Main reasons responsible for the incurring of Windows defender error 0x80072Efe are missing or deletion of important system files associated with Windows defender program, missing DLLs, incorrect registry files, installation of some infectious files, conflicts between the defender program and the installed third party antivirus tool, etc.

How to fix Windows error code 0x80072Efe: You should go through the following manual steps to get rid of defender error code 0x80072Efe;

  1. First of all restart the computer.
  2. Uninstall the recently installed applications.
  3. Repair the registry files.
  4. Repair the system files corruption associated with Windows defender.
  5. Restore the computer to the most recent restoring point.
  6. You can also reinstall the Windows OS once again.

Using the above manual method, you can fix Windows defender error 0x80072Efe properly. But one thing you must keep in your mind that the manual method will require a deep technical knowledge to apply it. Therefore, download and install Reimage PC Repair Tool for automatic troubleshooting.


Compatible with the Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
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Reimage PC Repair Tool is a very easy to use tool that will help you very much to fix the Windows errors automatically. It will first scan the whole computer and find out the errors to remove them completely. The tool will also help you to repair the registry files and other corrupt system files. It is compatible with every Windows OS version.