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    Can I delete files in backup folder in definition updates in Microsoft defender?

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    EstherEmily, May 16, 2022
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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, May 16, 2022
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  3. R-T-B Win User
    Better free alternative to microsoft defender?

    Windows Defender, Bill?

    Yeah. Same thing. Definitions to stay up to date on threats of course, but thats really just a list of tricks and signatures.


    You don't have to be. You just have to be smart enough to break their shit. You can take it apart and reverse engineer it and marvel later (I was impressed by a clients just recently). It's not hard to be up to date enough to keep malware a.) mostly off your machine in the first place and b.) limit it's damage when it does appear to your machine via network and best practices.

    Some may call my approach inconvienient, but it DOES work.
     
    R-T-B, May 16, 2022
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  4. Arul_D Win User

    Microsoft Defender

    Installing Apps on Windows 10 Has Windows Defender Finding Malware

    Hi Tommy,

    Welcome to the Microsoft Community.


    • Is this issue specific to third party apps?
    I would suggest you to open Windows defender and add exclusions and check if it helps. Follow the steps to add exclusions in windows Defender.


    • Type Windows defender settings in the search bar and press enter

    • Under Exclusions click on Add Exclusion
    Hope this information helps. Reply to the post with an updated status of the issue so that we can assist you further.
     
    Arul_D, May 16, 2022
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