Results for: Windows Defender
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.
Staying safe from web browser scams
Windows Defender engineer Erik Wahlstrom has seen web browser scams. Here, Erik shows how to spot a scam and how to best use Windows and Microsoft Edge for online safety.
Avoiding technical support scams
Learn what to look out for with telephone and web pop-up scams and how to report them.
virus and threat protection
I didn't know my Windows Defender virus & threat protection was turned off. How do I turn this back on?
windows security real protection
Hello, I have problem with my windows security real protection i can't turn it on how can i fix this one?
Staying safe from caller ID spoofing
Don't fall for scam phone calls that "spoof" caller ID. Erik Wahlstrom explains what to do if you get a suspicious call.
sign in on windows 10
I would like to know how come they require either password or a code to sign option they require you to have Microsoft account what happen to the guest mode if you use this windows for home you should be able to get on your computer without a password its for your personal use ty mark edwards
If they were making a movie about Windows, which actor or actress should play the leading role and why?
Updating tips for the Windows10 October 2018 Update
As the Windows 10 October 2018 Update rolls out, here are a few ways to make sure you get the updates easily and smoothly.
Features From Windows 7 Still Exist in Windows 10
Windows 10 includes features from Windows 7 that still exist. They are: - Shake - Peek - Transparent taskbar - Snap - Fading in and out for opening programs - Pinning programs to the taskbar Except: - Flip 3D - Desktop Gadgets - HomeGroup Quickly moving the window back and forth or pressing WINDOWS LOGO + HOME on a program will minimize all open windows. The keyboard shortcut to Peek has changed. Press and hold WINDOWS LOGO + , (comma) to peek through the desktop. Pressing WINDOWS LOGO + TAB opens Task View for virtual desktops, switching between programs, and opening websites from Timeline. Pressing WINDOWS LOGO + LEFT ARROW/RIGHT ARROW or moving a window to the left or right will tile it. You can also do it on another window. You can tile four windows by using Snap now. Moving a window to the top of the screen maximises it. NOTE: Windows 8 and later versions no longer include Desktop Gadgets due to security vulnerabilities. Windows 10 April 2018 Update and later no longer includes HomeGroup. However, you can still share folders with another users by configuring the sharing settings through File Explorer. Or you can access another user's computer from a network to work with folders.
Windows Defender Antivirus. Keep your PC safe with trusted antivirus protection built-in to Windows 10. Windows Defender Antivirus delivers comprehensive, ongoing and real-time protection against software threats like viruses, malware and spyware across email, apps, the cloud and the web.
This is because the built-in security of Windows 10 in S mode automatically prevents viruses and other threats from running on your device. In addition, devices running Windows 10 in S mode receive security updates automatically. In previous versions of Windows 10, Windows Security is called Windows Defender Security Center.
Select the Start button > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Security and then Firewall & network protection. Open Windows Security settings; Select a network profile. Under Microsoft Defender Firewall, switch the setting to Off.Turning off Windows Defender Firewall could make your device (and network, if you have one) more vulnerable to unauthorized access.
Virus & threat protection in Windows Security helps you scan for threats on your device. You can also run different types of scans, see the results of your previous virus and threat scans, and get the latest protection offered by Windows Defender Antivirus.
If you trust a file, file type, folder, or a process that Windows Security has detected as malicious, you can stop Windows Security from alerting you or blocking the program by adding the file to the exclusions list. Go to Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Security > Virus & threat protection.