Windows Security app doesn't respond

Copper Contributor

I'm on windows 11 and there are some "recommended actions" for Windows Security. Left or Right-clicking the icon doesn't do anything. Selecting the app through the menu opens a window for windows security, displays the blue shield and nothing else. I've tried the Command prompt scannow method, I've tried the powershell fix in admin mode, not of it works.


Heres what I see when I open Windows Security:


Has anyone run into this issue before, are there any known fixes?




3 Replies

Try to reset Windows Security in the Settings app.

If issue still persists, see if this fix helps you:

Let us know if this helps!

Note: Included link in this reply refers to blog post by a trusted Microsoft MVP.

@Kapil Arya 


I've tried both methods prior to posting this question. No obvious solutions have worked so far.