Windows Defender

Forum discussion tagged with Windows Defender.
  1. Muhammad Jahid

    Question 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?
  2. 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..
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
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    [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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
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    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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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.
  11. 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...
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    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...
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    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 -...
  14. B

    [SOLVED] New PC build, slow internet speeds

    Just built a new PC and noticed that my network speeds are pretty slow, considering my old one was getting way faster speeds. Specs: ASUS ROG Strix Z390-I i7-8700K 16gb Corsair LPX RAM GTX 1080 FTW ISP - Google Fiber I noticed downloads were going slow, but was blaming Blizzard for that...
  15. E

    Question ive been putting this pc together and i need some help

    https://secure.newegg.com/Shopping/ShoppingCart.aspx?Submit=view I need help making sure the parts work together and fixes if they dont.
  16. K

    [SOLVED] Is this a good build?

    I haven’t built a pc before and just looking for some reassurance that everything will fit together and work well Hardware I’m getting: Ryzen 5 2600 Gigabyte b450m ds3h Corsair vengeance lpx 16 gb (2x4) ddr4 3000 Kingston 480gb ssd Msi Radeon rx580 8gb Cooler master master box q300l micro...
  17. R

    [SOLVED] Is this a good mid-tier, prebuilt Pc?

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076VFVKGR/ref=crt_ewc_img_oth_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A1DXA8L14YPJ9 I'm pretty much a beginner in the PC gaming world, and saw this Cyberpower prebuild on Amazon. The reviews were pretty positive, and the specs look good (to my limited knowledge), but I've also...
  18. S

    Question Where can i get a get a Sata SSD smaller than a 2.5 drive?

    I want to get a small SATA ssd but i want it to be smaller than a 2.5 inch drive and i don't want to get a pci-e to m.2 adapter, i don't really care about storage size, 120 or 64gb is fine
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    Question New PC build problems

    So i just built this new PC i just got, the first problem i had was moving over a hard driver to the new build. for some reason the hard drive wasnt being registered by the new build. so i ended up reinstalling windows onto that hard drive, and I proceeded like i would getting a new computer...
  20. K

    Question Installing

    I have two computers. One has windows 7 and the other one was having some issues with windows 10. Anyways I want install windows 10 on a blank hard drive with the window 7 pc. If i do this does this affect the computer even if i put back the hard drive with windows 7 on it.