How do I stop Windows Defender from killing my backup script?

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  1. Posts : 913
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       #11

    Pity really even if another av installed wd is still very much a pest with any changing of default settings account protection
    To disable defender see this: how to turn off windows defender

    Then you can enjoy Nirsoft Utilities for example__
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  2. Posts : 7,711
    3-Win-7Prox64 3-Win10Prox64 3-LinuxMint20.2
       #12

    Hi,
    All you had to do is quote me but I already have done that plus action center.
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  3. Posts : 185
    Xp, Vista, 7, 8.1, 10
    Thread Starter
       #13

    Just to update this. Checked this morning, and yep, got the same thing. Red X on the icon -- and my backup didn't run.

    How can I fix it?

    PS. I don't want to disable Defender but it's blocking my backups and is acting like a virus itself!
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