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Enable or Turn On Enhanced Notifications in Windows Defender

Starting with Windows 10 Anniversary Update version 1607, Windows Defender will display Enhanced Notifications about malware detection & remediation, and all the activities that it is carrying out on your computer. The idea is to keep you informed at all […]

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How to Enable or Start Windows Defender manually in Windows 10

If you have installed a 3rd-party antivirus software, Windows Defender will turn itself off, automatically. When you uninstall your antivirus software, then on restart, Windows Defender will turn on automatically and protect your Windows PC. But if you find that […]

Machine Learning capabilities of Windows Defender in Windows 10

In its latest bid to offer increased protection against security threats facing consumers today, Microsoft has improved functionality of its very own built-in anti-virus system – Windows Defender in Windows 10. The tool aims to make the Windows 10 OS […]

Is Windows Defender sufficient and enough for Windows 10?

Windows Defender is the default malware and anti-virus software in Windows 10. The big question right now is whether or not Windows Defender is any good, and sufficient and enough to protect you in Windows 10/8/7 PC. Microsoft made Windows […]

Update Windows Defender definitions using Windows PowerShell

For basic security protection against virus and malware, Microsoft has built-in Windows Defender in your Windows 10 / 8 or later running operating systems. This means that you don’t need to install any antivirus programs and Windows Defender will take […]

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How to configure Windows Defender in Windows 10

Windows Defender has become more powerful in Windows 10. It can be used as a dependable anti-malware in Windows 10, and most home users may not find it necessary to install a 3rd-party antivirus software on the computer. However, Microsoft […]

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Windows Defender PC status – Potentially unprotected

At times, you may find a small icon appearing in the lower-right hand corner of your Windows computer screen, flashing a Potentially Unprotected warning or a Computer at risk warning. You may wonder why this problem shows up, even when […]

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Windows Defender on Windows Server 10

Windows Server 10 will ship with Windows Defender. Microsoft has updated its TechNet Library to reflect this position, since Windows Server Technical Preview now includes Windows Defender. As all of us know, Windows Defender is the free malware protection software […]

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Update Windows Defender manually in Windows 10/8/7

Windows Defender in Windows 10 or Windows 8.1 is set to automatically download and install the definition updates using Windows Update, once a day. If for some reason, your Windows Defender will not update automatically, or if you wish to […]

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Windows Defender is turned off or not working

Windows Defender acts as the first line of defense against any malware, spyware infections that might have affected your computer. Microsoft provides this free anti-malware program to customers using Windows 10/8/7/Vista. It allows end-users to schedule a scan or manually […]

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Windows Defender application failed to initialize Error code 0x800106ba

Windows Defender is a free antivirus software from Microsoft. The program is well known for its reliability, effectiveness, and stability but, occasionally it might turn nonfunctional, displaying the error code 0x800106ba with a short description – Windows Defender application failed […]

Error 0x80508020, 0x800705b4 for Windows Defender

I have never used any third-party antivirus on my system for protection. The reason behind it is excellent working of Windows Defender, which is available as built-in security suite for Windows 10/8. It works in the same strategy as some […]

Error 0x800106a, Windows Defender will not turn on

Windows Defender is one of the best free antivirus software for Windows 10 / 8. Since it is easy and reliable to use, most of the users prefer to use it. Today, we came around an error faced on Windows Defender while […]