Windows 10: Windows Updates and Windows Defender updates?

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
  1.    18 Sep 2016 #11

    Here are my settings and is worth keeping an eye on for the next several days on ahead.
    Task Scheduler settings:
    Start the Task: On System Startup
    Repeat Task Every 1 hour

    "C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe"
    -Update -hide

    This argument above actually starts the Windows Defender GUI but is always hidden and runs only in the notification area so no windows popup each time.

    Like I posted before, I still get the Windows Defender notify for Download notification. Hopefully with the changed settings above will do the trick or should do the trick.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    25 Dec 2016 #12

    The following VBScript does the trick.
    set objShell = createobject("")  
    objShell.Run("""C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MpCmdRun.exe"" ""-SignatureUpdate""") , 0
      My ComputerSystem Spec

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Related Threads
Disable downloading of all Windows Defender Updates? in Windows Updates and Activation
Hi, is there a way to disable downloading or opt-out of all Windows Defender Updates through Windows Update? I don't understand why M$ updates Windows Defender multiple times per day and I'd rather update Windows Defender manually. Thanks.
Windows Defender Updates? in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
I have my Windows 10 Updates set to Notify Download and Notify to Install from Group Policy. But can I make the Windows Defender updates or definition updates to install automatically without changing the Windows 10 update settings above? Those...
Windows Defender Updates in Windows Updates and Activation
I wonder if anyone else has noticed that there have been no updates to Windows Defender since Version created at 4:28 PM May 19 2016? I have used Defender (currently on 5 machines) for several years and there have always been several...
How to stop Updates of Windows Defender Definition in Windows Updates and Activation
I have disabled Window Defender, but the Updates of Windows Defender Definition are still downloaded and installed. How do I stop it? I tried to use the Show or Hide updates to hide the Update of Windows Defender Definition, but it did not...
MS Defender updates from Windows Update in settings fail, other Updates successful, but MS Defender from Control panel can update the same definition updates without problems (why, oh, why? can't I just select and copy from settings? :()...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:27.
Find Us