Windows 10: Windows Defender question
Windows Defender question
Is it OK if I have ONLY the Real Time protection turned ON in Windows 10?
Do I really need to have Cloud Based Protection enabled?
Cloud based protection gives you a few hours head start over the local 'definitions-based' protection (or a few days if your definitions aren't completely up to date, Defender will warn you if your definitions are more than a few days old).
In most cases, Windows Defender uses cloud-based protection to detect and block threats the very first time it encounters them. In some cases, Windows Defender will use the cloud to analyze the suspicious program. This analysis helps Windows Defender learn about new threats, so it can respond with protection much faster than on earlier versions of Windows.
It's your choice if you wish to use it. You will be submitting information to Microsoft, so there's 'privacy' issues to consider. New detections will be in the next definitions update, so I leave mine turned off.
Ok, then I guess I will leave only the real time protection enabled.
Have learned that on my system is built-in 'defender', made a search in the searc box and came with this (screenshot) result,
got a notice that it is turned off, however, the buttonts are Gray, cannot move them to on position.
Built in is...
Windows defender failed to up date because of no internet connection. There is a connection now. It's at 99%.Will this effect other updates in Windows 10?
This is a new Dell laptop
Touch pad is buggy also.
Cant seem to activate Windows Defender (also).
Does Bit Defender prohibit Windows Defender from being activated ?
Any idea why I can't activate ?
Assuming I can, somehow, do I want both ?
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I like Windows 10 and I like Windows Defender (in combination with MBAM) !
One small thing about Defender: every now and then it asks (in the taskbar) if it may scan my computer.
and every time I allow it to scan. Why doesn't it scan without my...