Threat service (windows defender) has stopped

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THREAT SERVICE RESTARTING PROBLEMTHREAT SERVICE RESTARTING PROBLEMThreat service of virus and threat protection in windows defender has been stopped. It is not restarting at all. Is there any solution to that???

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Normally, this is temporary issue and you may try restart your PC (not just the service) and see if that solve the problem.
Check for update and see if there is any pending updates?

@Reza_Ameri yes, I have two updates, but both are not installing sucessfully in my system. Installation error always occurs.installation errorinstallation error

Are you using Windows Insider Build?
In this case, open start and search for feedback and open the Feedback Hub app and report this issue.
Take a look at:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/troubleshoot-problems-updating-windows-188c2b0f-10a7-d72...
now my issue is fixed. Thanks for your response.
Welcome, how did you fix the issue?
Did you tried the troubleshooter?
Hit and Trial method. I have tried all possible options. and one day, the new updates are successfully installed, and my threat service is working fine now.
Thank you for sharing