Windows 10: Is Defender working

Discus and support Is Defender working in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; The Defender Shield Icon (bottom right of Desktop) show a problem but the Security Dashboard disagrees. [ATTACH] Who do I believe? How do I get... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by Vagulus, Jun 2, 2019.

  1. Vagulus Win User

    Is Defender working


    The Defender Shield Icon (bottom right of Desktop) show a problem but the Security Dashboard disagrees.

    Is Defender working 12a72add-dcca-498f-814b-84ceaf178797?upload=true.png


    Who do I believe?

    How do I get some agreement?


    Thanks

    :)
     
    Vagulus, Jun 2, 2019
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    The tutorials provided are just a list of troubleshooting steps. Use only the steps which apply to you.

    Since none of the troubleshooting steps here worked, I'd suggest you do a Clean install.

    John
     
    AmericanPharaoh, Jun 2, 2019
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  3. Windows Defender Not Working in Windows 10

    Hi,

    Thank you for using Windows 10.

    Sorry for the delayed reply. I suggest you to Set Windows Defender to Automatic - You can set the Windows Defender service to Automatic, Disabled or Manual. Setting it to automatic might solve the problem. Follow these
    steps:

    • Click Start > type services in the Search box > click Services in the Programs list.
    • Search for Windows defender.
    • Double-click Windows Defender, and click Automatic in the start-up box > click OK.
    Also, follow the below mentioned steps and check:

    • Open the Task manager. Here’s a tip: Press CTRL+Shift+ESC.
    • Click File > Run New Task
    • Make sure you have a check mark beside “Create this task with administrative privileges”
    • Type CMD
    • Type the following 2 commands at the CMD prompt:

      dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

      sfc /scannow

    • Close the CMD window
    Keep us posted on the status of the issue and we’ll be glad to help.
     
    Navneet Anand, Jun 2, 2019
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    Windows Defender not working

     
    PrantaraArdi Prasetyo, Jun 2, 2019
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