Windows 10: Windows Defender Question

Discus and support Windows Defender Question in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello, Re windows Defender, which I guess is pretty good now: New pc came with McAfee, and others too apparently. a. Do I have to totally purge all... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Robert11, Feb 24, 2019.

  1. Robert11 Win User

    Windows Defender Question


    Hello,

    Re windows Defender, which I guess is pretty good now:

    New pc came with McAfee, and others too apparently.

    a. Do I have to totally purge all of these (other) Virus and Malware
    programs to be able to run Windows Defender ?

    b. If they can co-exist, how do I tell the pc to only use Windows Defender, while leaving
    the others installed, but not active ?

    Thanks,
    Bob

    :)
     
    Robert11, Feb 24, 2019
    #1

  2. Windows update and windows defender issues

    We suggest you to avoid installing any cleaner or anti-virus software that may interrupt the function of Windows Defender. Make sure that Windows Defender is always on. To do this follow these steps:

    • On the Start menu, type Windows Defender and hit enter.
    • Click Settings.
    • Turn Real-time protection on.
    We also recommend you to install the latest update for Windows Defender.

    Should you have further questions, feel free to get back to us.
     
    Monica Cam, Feb 24, 2019
    #2
  3. windows defender

    Hello,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    The information provided by you is not enough for us to provide you troubleshooting step. So, I would appreciate if you can provide us the following information to narrow down the issue.

    • What issue you are facing with Windows Defender?
    • Are you willing to update Windows Defender?

    I would suggest you to refer the article mentioned below to ask question on the forum. After referring to the article do get back to us with more information related to your issue and we will be happy to assist you.

    Suggestions for asking a question on help forums


    Regards,
     
    Ramesh.Kumar, Feb 24, 2019
    #3
  4. Windows Defender Question

    Windows Defender problem

    Hi Ernst,

    To troubleshoot this issue, we suggest that you check the Windows Defender service if it's running. If you are using a third party spyware/malware program, it may disable the Windows Defender service. To do this, please follow the steps below:

    • Press Windows + R key.
    • Type services.msc.
    • Right-click Windows Defender service and click
      Start.

    Let us know the result.
     
    Rafael Com, Feb 24, 2019
    #4
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