WinDefender notification issue


  1. HeM
    Posts : 362
    Win 10 Pro x64 v.20Η2
       #1

    WinDefender notification issue


    Hi,

    WinDefender notification does not work properly on a threat (test, eicar.com).
    Notification does not come up and of course, there isn't any sound!
    Although it shows it on Taskbar WinDefender notification issue-notif.png, when I click on white (action center) icon, there's nothing in there. As for settings:
    WinDefender notification issue-notifset.jpg

    Is it only for me or should we wait for 1809...debugging?

    THX!

    UPDATE...Issue has been solved by creating a new user account.
    A corrupted user profile came with 1809 upgrade. As usually...
    Last edited by HeM; 06 Oct 2018 at 08:39.
      My Computer


  2. HeM
    Posts : 362
    Win 10 Pro x64 v.20Η2
    Thread Starter
       #2

    Update 2....

    Actually, it was not a corrupted user profile issue. It was a "Background Apps" issue.

    Turning all Background Apps OFF (Settings > Privacy > Background apps), WinDefender notifications cannot work because "Windows Security" app is included in there.

    "Windows Security" cannot be considered as just a Background app, like "Tips", "Mail", "Weather" etc. and/or should not affect WinDefender inside settings.

    WinDefender settings should not be affected by other/elsewhere settings, except those of Group Policy.
    Last edited by HeM; 09 Oct 2018 at 00:37.
      My Computer


 

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