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Win Defender dosent release User Profile Service on Shutdown

I noticed after updating WD to its latest engine, it will lock the User Profile Service durring shutdown and/or logoff. Thus the UPS cant write changes to the registry for the user session. This results is lost and discarded chages made to the registry.

In the event viewer it shows an error for USER PROFILE SERVICE could not write/access the registry due to another process that has not released/terminated.

Soon as I disabled WD, the error no longer appeared in the event viewer on shutdown/logoff and all registry changes were saved. It has to do with the new kernel protection that was updated in WD.

Has anyone else experienced this problem running the latest engine update (aug 2007) under Vista?

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