I’ve recently encountered an issue on Windows 11 devices whereby Windows Defender and the Security portal refuse to open, with it showing a “You’ll need a new app to open this windowsdefender link” popup. This appears to stem from a corrupt app install after one of the recent patches.
So I recently came across this issue after rolling out Trend to a new Data Protection Manager (DPM) instance whereby I couldn’t create new protection groups as it was generating the following error –
Create protection group: ###### System failed: Error 33507: DPM could not execute a WMI query. The query either returned an error or an empty result. Recommended action: Retry the operation.
Luckily it proved to be a fairly simple issue to resolve.Continue reading “DPM could not execute a WMI query. The query either returned an error or an empty result – Error 33507”
Honestly, I think for the most part Panda antivirus is actually pretty good, but when it does enter an error state it can be frustrating to remove, to say the least.
In this article, I’ll cover how to remove the last traces of Panda so you can do a fresh reinstall.Continue reading “How to Remove Panda AntiVirus Completely”