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The Windows Security app uses the Windows Security Service (SecurityHealthService or Windows Security Health Servce), which in turn utilizes the Security Center service to ensure the app provides the most up-to-date information about the protection status on the endpoint, including protection offered by third-party antivirus products, Windows ...
In previous versions of Windows 10, Windows Security is called Windows Defender Security Center. App & browser control in Windows Security provides the settings for Windows Defender SmartScreen, which helps protect your device from potentially dangerous apps, files, websites, and downloads.
Windows Security is built-in to Windows 10 and includes an antirvirus program called Windows Defender Antivirus. In previous versions of Windows 10, Windows Security is called Windows Defender Security Center. If you have another antivirus app installed and turned on, Windows Security will turn off automatically.
See the Windows Security article for more information on other Windows security features that can be monitored in the app.. The Windows Security app is a client interface on Windows 10, version 1703 and later. It is not the Microsoft Defender Security Center web portal that is used to review and manage Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection. ...
Applies to: Security Windows 10 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.