1.    19 Apr 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Bedford, Ohio
    Posts : 118
    Win 10 64 bit

    What did I do?


    Based on everyones comments about Windows Defender, I removed my anti-virus, Panda, and will try Defender for a while. I started a quick scan for Defender. Halfway thru, it says "Status: partially unprotected." ????? Definitions up to date. No idea what that means. Theres no settings to mess up. Any ideas?
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  2.    19 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3

    Post the status when the scan completes.

    You'll also see the Partially unprotected status when Windows determines that a scan needs to be run (time interval - not sure where it is defined though)
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  3.    19 Apr 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 149
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by milford View Post
    Based on everyones comments about Windows Defender, I removed my anti-virus, Panda, and will try Defender for a while. I started a quick scan for Defender. Halfway thru, it says "Status: partially unprotected." ????? Definitions up to date. No idea what that means. Theres no settings to mess up. Any ideas?
    Likely becuase WD has not been used whilst your other AV was in place - now WD is thinking it's overdue to do a scan (rightly so).
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  4.    19 Apr 2016 #4
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 62
    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by milford View Post
    Based on everyones comments about Windows Defender, I removed my anti-virus, Panda, and will try Defender for a while. I started a quick scan for Defender. Halfway thru, it says "Status: partially unprotected." ????? Definitions up to date. No idea what that means. Theres no settings to mess up. Any ideas?
    I had that show up as well during my netbook's first scan with Defender. Once the scan was complete, that 'partially unprotected' message went away.
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  5.    19 Apr 2016 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Bedford, Ohio
    Posts : 118
    Win 10 64 bit
    Thread Starter

    I got it. I ran a quick scan last night that produced the partially unprotected notice. I ran a full scan this morning aand now its fully protected. Thanks everyone.
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