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Windows Defender SmartScreen using ~30% of CPU all the time
I am running windows 10 and my computer has a SSD and Windows Defender SmartScreen will not stop running. I have tried restarting, making an excluded folder for windows defender, doing the full scan in hopes that it would be better after a full scan, and none of that has worked. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
App & browser control: Stop security risks before they happen
Set protections against online attacks in App & browser control. If you are using Windows 10 May 2020 Update, please check this video: https://community.windows.com/en-us/videos/app-browser-control-add-protection-and-online-security/4kyb3u8AVpg
App & browser control: Add protection and online security
Use the updated App & browser control settings in the Windows 10 May 2020 Update to configure your Windows Defender SmartScreen. It checks websites and downloads for anything potentially dangerous, such as phishing, malware, viruses, or other online threats. If you are using previous versions of Windows 10, please check this video: https://community.windows.com/en-us/videos/app-browser-control-stop-security-risks-before-they-happen/YFoZOOmn27g
Use Microsoft Edge to stay in control over pop-ups
Lean how to use Microsoft Edge to protect yourself from malicious pop-ups and how to recognize safe ones.
Anyone experience this. I get the MS rewards email dated Oct 1. It has two links to get points. One says Universities, the other Iconic Pop Artist. Both links open a tab in Edge with a big red screen saying Danger, don't go there. Seems like Microsoft spammed themselves. This site has been reported as unsafe Hosted by click.email.microsoftrewards.com Microsoft recommends you don't continue to this site. It has been reported to Microsoft for containing phishing threats which may try to steal personal or financial information. Go back More information Microsoft Defender SmartScreen
1)Is the windows defender will scan & protect the external disc and USBs when connected. 2)Before downloading any file from internet is the windows defender will scan for the virus? 3)I want to close the services of McAfee Life safe from my laptop which was preloaded while purchasing one year back, How to remove that and how to activate the windows defender in place of McAfee. Like MacAfee windows defender will provide the intimations like how they are performing by protecting the PC from number of trackers etc.
could my downloaded files(videos) with chrome be blocked. After checking the properties of some of my downloaded videos, there was a security issue stated "This file came from another computer and it could be blocked to prevent harm to your pc". Any tips to prevent the files from being blocked later?
Take control of your security with Windows Defender Security Center
Windows Defender Security Center puts you in control of your security protections, and recommends actions to improve device health and security.
What do you use for working secure with Windows 10 ?
I'm using several security features on my Windows Insiders Build ( Windows 10 Preview fast ring) like logging in with Windows Hello on my Surface and my disk is done with Bitlocker. Keeping Windows Defender up-to-date, Windows Device security like ( Core isolation, Secure Boot, ) Firewall active and using MFA and Two-factor authentication with internet Apps. My Question do you use extra (third party) security features on Windows 10 and what do you miss in Windows 10?
How do you protect your PC?
Are you using a built-in antivirus like Windows Defender? Or third-party antivirus?
Microsoft Defender SmartScreen determines whether a downloaded app or app installer is potentially malicious by: Checking downloaded files against a list of reported malicious software sites and programs known to be unsafe. If it finds a match, Microsoft Defender SmartScreen shows a warning to let the user know that the site might be malicious. ...
SmartScreen checks the sites you visit against a dynamic list of reported phishing sites and malicious software sites. If it finds a match, SmartScreen will show you a warning letting you know that the site has been blocked for your safety.
SmartScreen checks files that you download from the web against a list of reported malicious software sites and programs known to be unsafe. If it finds a match, SmartScreen will warn you that the download has been blocked for your safety. SmartScreen also checks the files that you download against a list of files that are well known and ...
To use Windows Security to set up Microsoft Defender SmartScreen on a device. Open the Windows Security app, and then select App & browser control > Reputation-based protection settings.. In the Reputation-based protection screen, choose from the following options:. In the Check apps and files area:. On. Warns users that the apps and files being downloaded from the web are potentially ...