Check Virus Protectiom in Windows 10.

  1.    04 Mar 2016 #1

    Check Virus Protectiom in Windows 10.


    I keep getting the above message coming up in the Notification area. It never used to do this but I think it may have started after an update, can't be sure though. I use Webroot Internet Security and this causes Defender to be turned off. When I check in Security it says Webroot is on, and Windows Firewall is on (Webroot uses it) so I don't know how I can stop these messages, which can be about 7 or 8 an hour which is annoying! There is nothing else flagged up in Security. I could turn off the notifications but then I might miss something important!

    Thanks.
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  2. MoxieMomma's Avatar
    Posts : 824
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)
       04 Mar 2016 #2

    Hi:

    We'll need to wait for someone running WSA under Win10 to weigh in, but you're at least the 2nd person to report this: Windows 10 Giving Bogus Anitvirus Turned Off Messages - Windows 10 Forums

    With any luck, someone will have an explanation/solution,

    MM
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  3.    04 Mar 2016 #3

    Interesting! Thanks for the heads up. At least there is a good chance that it is not my setup!
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  4. Sheltieuk's Avatar
    Posts : 54
    Windows 10 Pro build 1809 17763.134
       04 Mar 2016 #4

    I'm running WSA Complete on 3 machines and so far I haven't had this problem occur on Windows 10 but I have seen it on Win 7 and 8.1 in the past, checking in on the Webroot support forums it does seem to be happening to quite a few people. When I've come across this with Win 7 and 8.1 restarting the Windows Management Instrumentation service usually fixed it.
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  5.    04 Mar 2016 #5

    Thanks SheltieUK. I just checked and WMI was running but I restarted it anyway. Now we waits and sees!

    I've also registered this on the Webroot site.
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