Windows 10: Windows Defender


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       07 Mar 2016 #1

    Windows Defender


    I have just removed my 3rd party Firewall and Anti Virus, now using Windows 10 Firewall and Defender but I did run into a small problem that can be simply rectified. Each time I ran CCleaner Windows Defender told me I needed to run a scan >

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    To rectify this Open CCleaner click the tab Applications scroll down and untick Windows Defender >

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    Sorted :)
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  2.    07 Mar 2016 #2

    Good advice and glad you got it sorted out.

    Jeff
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  3.    07 Mar 2016 #3

    Already discussed and found out by another user here:

    Solved Defender keeps scanning my system - Windows 10 Forums
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       07 Mar 2016 #4

    Oh did not know that, Oh well it works :)
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       07 Mar 2016 #5

    @Stephanie,
    You also want to keep it unchecked in Disk Cleanup too:)
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       07 Mar 2016 #6

    Got it, thanks Cliff :)
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  7.    08 Mar 2016 #7

    I think Disk Cleanup entry doesn't apply because it says it only deletes UNNECESSARY files used by WD. Ran it a lot of times and didn't run into any problems (unlike CC).
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  •    08 Mar 2016 #8

    eLPuSHeR said: View Post
    I think Disk Cleanup entry doesn't apply because it says it only deletes UNNECESSARY files used by WD. Ran it a lot of times and didn't run into any problems (unlike CC).
    I agree.. when I run that I never have had an issue with it interfering with defender.
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