Windows 10: Something is wrong with the Microsoft Defender Antivirus.

Discus and support Something is wrong with the Microsoft Defender Antivirus. in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; It detects Utorront as PUA Potential Unwanted App while it is not.... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by Teodor Todorov, Jul 28, 2021.

  1. Something is wrong with the Microsoft Defender Antivirus.


    It detects Utorront as PUA Potential Unwanted App while it is not.

    :)
     
    Teodor Todorov, Jul 28, 2021
    #1
  2. afornal Win User

    Defender AntiVirus

    There are 4 options under Defender. Two refer to AntiVirus; AntiVirus Network Inspection Service & AntiVirus Services. Under Startup Type these two are listed as manual and the Status column said Inspection Service is running. When I clicked on the Start
    button in Properties, I got an immediate message: "Win.. Def.. Anti.. Serv.. on local comp.. started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or programs."
     
    afornal, Jul 28, 2021
    #2
  3. Defender AntiVirus

    Hello,

    Thank you for sharing this to Microsoft Community. Let's try to start Windows Defender services and see if it helps. Follow these steps:

    • Press Windows + R key and type
      Something is wrong with the Microsoft Defender Antivirus. [​IMG]
      Services.msc and press Enter.
    • Search for the service "Windows Defender".
    • Right click on "Windows Defender" and click Properties.
    • Click Start button.
    • Click Apply and Ok to save changes.
    • Restart the computer and check.

    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Marvin Barc, Jul 28, 2021
    #3
  4. Something is wrong with the Microsoft Defender Antivirus.

    Windows Defender - antivirus?

    Windows defender is a built in antivirus, that detects all type of threats.You do not need to install any 3rd party antivirus.

    In windows 7 and earlier Microsoft security essentials was to be used with windows defender for a full system protection, but in Windows 8 and later windows defender's capabilities have been increased to make it a full fledged antivirus.

    I suggest rolling with Windows Defender (preinstalled)+Malwarebytes for a full system security.
     
    Sumit Dhiman2, Jul 28, 2021
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