Windows comes with a built-in antivirus known as Windows defender. However, sometimes Windows defender tends to delete files that aren’t a threat to the system, and if you think they’re useful to you, you can use this step by step guide to restore them.
Perform a clean boot:
- Press the Windows key + R key
- The RUN dialogue box will appear.
- Type MSConfig and press Enter
- Now head over to the services tab in the system configuration window and choose the hide all Microsoft services option.
- Now click the Disable all button.
- Now head over to the Startup tab and click open task manager.
- Now disable every startup item from the list.
- Now navigate back to the system configuration window and click apply.
- Click ok and save changes.
- After that, restart your PC and see if the issue is fixed.
Run Windows Update:
- Head over to the Settings and then click on Updates & Security
- Then click on check updates
- Update the Windows and see if the issue is fixed
- Then press Enter
- After SFC is scanned, type in the DSIM command mentioned below.
DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
- After the command runs, restart your PC
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