Posts under Windows Defender tag.

Windows Defender Application Guard browser extension

Windows Defender Application Guard Extension for Chrome & Firefox

Time and again we face threats of several phishing and malware attacks while browsing web. This calls for a comprehensive solution to isolate potential browser-based attacks and deal with this rising menace. Fortunately, Microsoft has come forward with protection by […]

Fix Windows Defender error code 0x80073afc

If you see Windows Defender throw up an error code 0x80073afc when you boot your Windows computer or when you try to run Windows Defender manually, then the cause for this could be corrupted Windows Defender files. This error could […]

Anti-virus

Windows Defender Antivirus now runs in a Sandbox environment

For tech-giants like Microsoft, technology constitutes the core of the business. It has not only helped them make better products over the years but also create a new market. Windows as an operating system revolutionized the software market. Now, they […]

Windows Defender is turned off by Group Policy

Windows Defender is the default anti-virus on Windows 10. It’s good enough for most major cases. Therefore, you won’t need a third-party option unless for extreme cases which are quite rare. Not to mention, Windows Defender is not a resource […]

Update and Clear TPM security processor firmware

How to Update and Clear TPM security processor firmware

If you have a TPM  enabled laptop or PC, and you are receiving a message in Windows Defender Security Center telling you that you need to update your security processor or TPM firmware, then you should update it on priority. […]

Attack Surface Reduction feature in Windows Defender

Attack Surface Reduction is a feature of Windows Defender Exploit Guard that prevent actions that are used by exploit-seeking malware to infect computers. Windows Defender Exploit Guard is a new set of invasion prevention capabilities that Microsoft introduced as a […]

How Windows Defender System Guard works on Windows 10

Windows 10 has made system attacks difficult with the platform integrity becoming more difficult to compromise. The Windows Defender System Guard comes with the Fall Creators Update for Windows 10. The Update reorganized the system integrity features such that it […]