Windows Defender application failed to initialize, Error code 0x800106ba


  1. Dll files can be a real pest. In fact, much like Blue screen of deaths, they can be a real pain in the ‘you-know-where’. This link [ ] provides some good info on the dll files and how it contributes to other problems, including 0x800106ba within a computer system.

  2. When trying this fix, I got an error on the first registration, 0x80070005 which means I don’t have accesss to the file? On the second .dll I got a message stating that the module was missing.

  3. run cmd in administrator mode. Go to your start menu, then type ‘cmd’ into the search box. Then, right click on ‘cmd.exe’ and click ‘Run as Administrator’

  4. I have tried to reload the dll files but not all of them loaded, some were successfull but some were not. Can anyone help? I did it in administrator mode.

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