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How do I start Windows Defender manually?

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How do I start Windows Defender manually?

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To start Windows Defender manually go to: Start icon (Bottom left) ,Then: Control Panel, Then In the left Colum be sure you are in: Classic View, scroll to Windows Defender Icon or link and click it.
At the very top Click on: Tools
Then click Options To configure and to Start the program!

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windows defender is not working, error

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Go to Start, type Windows Defender in the Search programs and files box and open the application. If you receive a This program is turned off message select the option to turn it on. You can perform a Quick, Full or Custom scan from the Scan tab or you can configure the antivirus from the Tools option. For further information, press the Help icon.

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