Windows Defender

Forum discussion tagged with Windows Defender.
  1. akaikisaki

    Question Protected Folder/ Ransomeware Protection not removing specific items

    Hello, First the Screenshot: View: https://imgur.com/HJDnYUH While I'm able to remove most of them, I am not able to remove these Drive (E)s. The remove button is there, however, pressing it doesn't remove them. Also, I have noticed that these are the Installer files which I added...
  2. A

    Question Being blocked from accessing Windows Defender! Says your IT administrator has limited access to some areas of this app.

    Hi there, So I have recently tried to get into bitcoin mining with NiceHash, I am able to install the miner and everything but when I got to whitelist the folder in windows defender I am being blocked. I need to do this so the program does not get blocked. I have tried to just restore the...
  3. T

    [SOLVED] Windows Security bsod

    Every time I run windows defender and do a full scan it always crashes after a certain percentage. BSOD error is unexpected store exception, I have windows 10 and malwarebytes installed as second antivirus
  4. Giorici

    Question Antimalware service executable high ram

    How can i make Antimalware Service Executable not use this much ram without deactivating windows defender? It's so annoying it even uses more than my browser lmao. View: https://imgur.com/a/bao9jdA
  5. U

    Question Windows 10 defender virus detection

    Hi, Everytime I'm openning a software or a game, my Windows Defender detects several threats (5 to 10 files on every opening). Of course, I have a virus, but when I start an analysis, everytings is a threats. So, what should I do ? I need your help, please 😀 Thank you very much !
  6. B

    Question Factory Reset but kept my folders.

    I had some gpu issues on the last drivers up-date soo i decided to factory reset but keep my folders for now all good! Installed my stuff went to play and BOOM massive performance hit idk if it's something that went wrong or something carried over from the last time btw C where my windows is...
  7. [SOLVED] Multiple windows defender icons in notification area (systray)!

    Hi Everyone I'm having an issue on several clean installs of Windows 10 2004 64bit (downloaded from Microsoft servers) Different programs' icons in the systray (such as IDM, TaskManager, Safely Eject Drive...etc) suddenly change into a windows defender icon alongside the original windows...
  8. Muhammad Jahid

    [SOLVED] Do I have to update Windows Defender virus,spyware and malware definitions every day?

    I am using windows 8.1 Home Edition. I know virus,spyware and malware definitions are files that are used to identify the malicious or potencially unwanted software. Do I have to update these definitions everyday or once a month?
  9. P

    [SOLVED] Can i have only Windows Defender as my antivirus ?

    Can i have only windows defender on my pc is that enough? Also ccleaner? Because in planning to delete avast cuz it takes some of my pcs performance..
  10. J

    [SOLVED] How to delete MpCmdRun.exe permanently

    Hello, so something is going wrong with this process and I would like to stop it asap because I have a monthly 10gb mobile plan and it has consumed 3.73gb in 8 days of using my PC. Things I have done to stop it: Disable windows defender from...
  11. J

    Question MpCmdRun.exe consumes network data

    Hello, I have a limited 10gb of down/up mobile internet stick and this process is using my bandwidth although I have disabled windows defender cause I use avast antivirus but the process keeps working. I can't find it on task manager or services.msc and don't know what else to do to stop it...
  12. A

    [SOLVED] how to reset windows defender

    So, I had a .rar file full of programs and other things that windows defender thought were viruses. there were like 100+ files that got detected after I run the scan. it shows many files as viruses but when I click 'fix all' it does nothing how do if reset/fix windows defender Thanks for any...
  13. Question Windows defender has slowed down my computer even after disabling?

    So, I've had windows defender disabled for a while now, because I never used it and I've always used other antiviruses , but I recently enabled Windows Defender so I could do a full scan and see if there was anything that would show. (I primarily use MalwareBytes but I wanted to test windows...
  14. SierraArgo

    [SOLVED] Issues activating memory integrity

    So I have recently ran into a problem activating memory integrity for Windows 10. For one reason or another I had disabled it, and when I went to reactivate it, I was informed by a wonderfully vague notification that I have some form of incompatibility. I do not believe this to be the case...
  15. C

    Question Virus preventing some operations

    In the last few days my PC is totally unusable, I got some kind of virus on my PC which deleted my Antivirus, disabled Windows Defender, disabled Windows update, every time when I turn on my computer it probably starts to mine bitcoin because my GPU is much louder and it's usage is over 50%. I...
  16. M

    [SOLVED] Windows Defender \ Security missing

    Found out a couple of things, while messing with Windows Defender: 1) Windows Defender not found in Services View: https://imgur.com/hJtb7Is 2) Windows Defender folder in Regedit is empty when there should be DisableAntiSpyware registry there View: https://imgur.com/qrPE3Ct 3) Clicking on...
  17. P

    Question Windows Defender closes immediately

    I'm trying to allow a false positive file download, but it's instantly blocked and windows defender is blocking it. When I try to open Windows Defender, It opens as if it was loading and then closes immediately.
  18. weybrew

    Question Unable to edit security settings

    I want to edit my Windows 10 security settings but it seems I'm blocked by "system management" and "administrator" restrictions (I have pics but I can't see how to attache them). My computer is a home computer on a simple LAN with 2 computers, ethernet connected. I read about the Administrator...
  19. A

    Question Pc wont detect multiple audio output

    Hello, I got a speaker and headphone. One day my friend come to my room and watch me play pubg, he want to hear what my teammate are talking about, but i need to use headphones to know where i got shoot from, so i tried to plug my headphone to the mobo 3,5mm jack and speaker to the front panel...
  20. F

    Question Confused on Asus ROG Crosshair VII memory

    Having asked / read a lot here, I am still confused / not sure on what the best combination will be. I have decided on: Asus ROG Crosshair VIII (wi-fi) motherboard Ryzen 7 2700X Gen 2 Dark base Pro 900 Rev 2 case Corsair RMx 750W PSU OR be quiet! - Straight Power 11 750 W 80+ Gold Sapphire -...