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When you try to update the Microsoft Windows Defender definition set, you may receive an "error 0x8024002b" error message. This problem occurs when your computer is running Software Update Services (SUS) 1.0.
This problem occurs because SUS 1.0 is not a supported delivery mechanism for Windows Defender definitions.
To work around this problem, install Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). Then, deploy Windows Defender.
For a step-by-step guide to getting started with Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), visit the following Microsoft Web site:
If these articles do not help you resolve the problem or if you experience symptoms that differ from those that are described in this article, search the Microsoft Knowledge Base for more information. To search the Microsoft Knowledge Base, visit the following Microsoft Web site: