Windows 10: windows defender slow/update,if at all

Discus and support windows defender slow/update,if at all in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; windows defender is amazingly slow in updating on my surface pro with win10. what is the issue with this arrangement? It has never been quick but... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by AnnaDeak-Phillips, Aug 9, 2019.

  1. windows defender slow/update,if at all


    windows defender is amazingly slow in updating on my surface pro with win10. what is the issue with this arrangement? It has never been quick but several attempts are required to update. This makes for an exposed pc. any input would be helpful.

    :)
     
    AnnaDeak-Phillips, Aug 9, 2019
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  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, Aug 9, 2019
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  3. P4-630 Win User
    SEtting up automatic updates for windows defender on windows 8

    I have found this on the internet en have set up a task for automatic definitions update for Windows Defender but a window pops up when this starts to run.
    Is there a way to set this without any window popping up so that it just runs in the background?

    Now I'm using
    "C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MpCmdRun.exe" -SignatureUpdate -MMPC

    I'm currrently using it as described here:
    https://forum.raymond.cc/threads/let-your-windows-8-defender-update-itself-automatically.34359/
     
    P4-630, Aug 9, 2019
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  4. windows defender slow/update,if at all

    Defender updates no longer shown

    Sorry but I just want to see Defender updates listed in my update history. Updates for office 2010 etc are shown so why not Windows Defender?
     
    ThomasLangford, Aug 9, 2019
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