MsMpEng.exe Not in Processes but Windows Defender is Active?


I messed around with Windows Defender some time ago and now its screwed I think.

I have Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows Defender came with it.

When I first installed Windows 7 there was always a process in Task Manager for Windows Defender "MsMpEng.exe" and maybe another one.

Windows Defender is running properly if I check it in Control Panel but it is not appearing in Task Manager > Processes.

services.msc > It is set to Automatic (Delayed Start) which I think is correct.

How can I get the processes back running in Task Manager > Processes?

Btw I have selected All Users and still not there.


active this forum isnt it.

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