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Installed Malwarebytes Free edition to quickly scan my computer but since uninstalling, I have lost the ability to reactivate Windows Defender.

I now get the message "*Some settings are managed by your organisation" and "*Your organisation has turned off Automatic Updates" despite it being a personal computer running Windows 10 Pro.

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Greetings,

It sounds like there may still be some kind of threats present on the system or fallout/damage caused by the threats you removed with Malwarebytes.  Please reinstall the latest version of Malwarebytes from here and navigate to Settings>Protection and perform a scan by clicking Scan Now and enable the Scan for rootkits option under Scan Settings then return to the Dashboard tab and click Scan Now and once the scan completes have it remove any threats it detects and restart your system if prompted to do so to complete the threat removal process.

Once that is done, if the problem still persists please try running ADWCleaner and likewise have it scan your system and allow it to remove anything it finds, then restart your system if prompted to do so.

If the issue is still present then please read and follow the instructions in this topic and then create a new topic in the malware removal area by clicking here and one of our malware removal specialists will assist you in checking the system and cleaning any remaining threats and they should also be able to get the issues with Windows Defender and Windows Update repaired for you.

I hope this helps, and if there is anything else we might assist you with please let us know.

Thanks

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