Windows 10: Windows Defender Quick Scan locations

Discus and support Windows Defender Quick Scan locations in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; Does anyone know where exactly the Windows Defender quick scan looks? It states it looks in locations that are the usual locations for malware or... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by Dudeguygamer, May 11, 2020.

  1. Windows Defender Quick Scan locations


    Does anyone know where exactly the Windows Defender quick scan looks? It states it looks in locations that are the usual locations for malware or something like that, but does not state where it looks. Does anyone know?

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    Dudeguygamer, May 11, 2020
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  2. BTC55 Win User

    Windows Defender - Quick Scan

    Windows defender no longer offers a quick scan option.

    My options are:

    • Scan
    • Advanced Scan
    • Full Scan
    • Custom Scan
    • Windows Defender Offline scan
    Whichever option I check, the scan will need to run for hours to complete.

    Is a quick scan available?

    How do I restore this feature?
     
    BTC55, May 11, 2020
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  3. Windows Defender Quick Scan question

    I just did a quick scan on my computer, when it was done in notifications area got message: Windows Defender scanned your PC At 1:42:10 on 2/28/2017 and took action against malicious software, but the windows defender screen said: Scan completed no threats
    detected during this scan. There is nothing listed in the history either, what does this mean?
     
    JeanAnneSchmidt, May 11, 2020
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  4. Windows Defender Quick Scan locations

    Windows Defender quick scan fails to complete

    When I try to employ a "Quick Scan" procedure in Defender, the scan progress indicator, coloured green, stops half way and does not complete.

    The files scanned number continues the count as if it is doing a full scan.

    My Windows 10 updates are correct as our the virus definitions etc.

    Any suggestions on why the "quick" scan fails to complete?

    Thanks

    [Original title: Windows 10 Defender]
     
    Tony Lawrence, May 11, 2020
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