Windows 10: Windows Defender Antivirus

Discus and support Windows Defender Antivirus in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; So, i downloaded a virus, have been trying to get rid of it for days now, its taken hold of my antivirus, windows defender for Windows 10, it says... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by NightmareWilliams, Jun 2, 2019.

  1. Windows Defender Antivirus


    So, i downloaded a virus, have been trying to get rid of it for days now, its taken hold of my antivirus, windows defender for Windows 10, it says "your antivirus is managed by your organization" can anyone help? i have no idea what to do, im trying to download a 2nd antivirus and see if that helps as soon as i post this

    :)
     
    NightmareWilliams, Jun 2, 2019
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  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, Jun 2, 2019
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  3. 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, Jun 2, 2019
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  4. Windows Defender Antivirus

    Decent free antivirus?

    Oh and just in case its for an older O/S

    this little nugget of goodness
    Still not on Windows 10? Fine, sighs Microsoft, here are its antivirus tools for Windows 7, 8.1
    Redmond extends ATP to older builds, adds third-party links
     
    dorsetknob, Jun 2, 2019
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