@CowSaysBOOM Yeah, I doubt anyone is intentionally using Windows Defender but nonetheless, there it is.
Converse with fellow players
@CowSaysBOOM Yeah, not the biggest fan of Sega "fixes". BTW, look into this guy's post for another possible fix. Window's Defender, yuck. https://forum.pso2.com/topic/9187/error-code-np1002-after-last-wednesday-s-update/5
Honestly, that's disgusting. Windows Defender.
Use PSO2 Tweaker to fix system files! I don't know if this will fix it but couldn't hurt.