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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.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17464

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.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4028544

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.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4012987

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.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4028485

Go to Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Security > Virus & threat protection. Under Virus & threat protection settings, select Manage settings, and then under Exclusions, select Add or remove exclusions. Select Add an exclusion, and then select from files, folders, file types, or process. The exclusion will apply to subfolders ...