Windows 10: Folder 'Scan with' Solved

  1.    11 Sep 2015 #1

    Folder 'Scan with'


    Hello

    Yesterday I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and in Windows 7 I had option to scan folder within Microsoft Security Essentials. Now that I'm using Windows 10 that options is gone. Is there anyway to turn on folder scanning, I have options to play it with VLC, pin to quick access and so on, but no 'Scan with antivirus software'.

    Thank you for any help.
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  2.    11 Sep 2015 #2

    Security Essentials isn't compatible with Windows 10, or 8/8.1 for that matter. Some may say you'd be fine with the built-in protection, but I always like to have something more. If you install a new AV program, such as Avast, Avira, AVG, etc, you'll get the Scan with option back.
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  3. Posts : 20,874
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       11 Sep 2015 #3

    Hello newin10, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you could use the "Scan with Windows Defender" context menu added by the tutorial below.

    Scan with Windows Defender Context Menu - Add in Windows 10
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  4.    11 Sep 2015 #4

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello newin10, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you could use the "Scan with Windows Defender" context menu added by the tutorial below.

    Scan with Windows Defender Context Menu - Add in Windows 10
    Thank you, that's what I needed
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 20,874
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       11 Sep 2015 #5

    You're most welcome.
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