Windows 10: Defender virus scan

Discus and support Defender virus scan in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; When I try to scan in Windows Defender, I get a notice in red: "Your Virus & threat protection is managed by your organization." What does this mean?... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by MatthewWatford1, Jun 24, 2019.

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    When I try to scan in Windows Defender, I get a notice in red: "Your Virus & threat protection is managed by your organization." What does this mean?

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    MatthewWatford1, Jun 24, 2019
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    Hi Ian,

    Thanks for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    This issue might occur if you have set any task scheduler for Windows Defender.

    I suggest you to delete the task for Windows defender and check if it helps.

    Follow the below steps:


    • Search and open Schedule tasks.

    • In the left-hand menu, open the Task Scheduler Library, then select
      Microsoft >Windows >Windows Defender.

    • Double-click Windows Defender Scheduled Scan.

    • Select the Triggers panel, then select Delete.

    Hope it helps, reply to us with the status of your issue. We will be happy to assist you.
     
    Santosh_Rai, Jun 24, 2019
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  3. initiating a virus scan with windows defender on Windows 10

    • Open Windows Defender Security Center.
    • Click on Virus & threat protection.
    • Click on Quick Scan or see Advanced Scan.

    If you don't see the Windows Defender icon in the Notification Area of the Taskbar, add it.

    Windows Defender Notification Area Icon - Hide or Show in Windows 10

    Hide or Show Windows Security Notification Area Icon in Windows 10
     
    Bruce Hagen, Jun 24, 2019
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    Defender virus scan

    Defender Periodic Scanning or Offline Scanning?


    That link does suggest it's useful to use Defender offline scanning in addition to periodic scanning and a third party real time anti virus (e.g. Kaspersky).
     
    Steve C, Jun 24, 2019
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