Windows 10: Defender Offline


  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 7/8.1/10 Server 2008R2/2012
       21 Dec 2015 #1

    Defender Offline


    Does anyone know if Defender Offline is supposed to be a default option for the recovery environment? I don't see any options for it, or do I have to use ICD to create a custom option for the WIM?
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  2. Posts : 15,511
    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition
       22 Dec 2015 #2

    I don't believe it does, although this knowledge is from my earlier usage of it on 7 & 8.1. If you wish to do a system recovery, there are various tutorials here that can help you.

    System Restore Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    Windows 10 Recovery Tools - Bootable Rescue Disk - Windows 10 Forums

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums

    Reset Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 7/8.1/10 Server 2008R2/2012
    Thread Starter
       22 Dec 2015 #3

    Thanks, we're trying to make some USB DART disks for recovery tools and one of the MS technet articles mentioned that Defender Offline /Stand Alone Sweeper was no longer included in the DART image. Another article mentioned that Defender Offline had been moved to the Win 10 Recovery tools, but it doesn't show up in any of our recovery options.
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