Windows 10: Defender closes open programs

  1.    19 Oct 2016 #1

    Defender closes open programs

    Running windows defender when leaving computer.
    When return the next day, chrome and outlook have been closed, and
    computer is back to login screen.

    Because not looking at computer untill following day,
    not sure if it is closing the programs at beginning, middle, or end of scan

    It also has, at times, totally turned off computer

      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    22 Oct 2016 #2

    You might be able to glean more this way:
    Windows Defender — where are the Scan Results?
    Some discussion here, but doesn't give a direct solution:
    Windows Defender causes computer to reboot. - Microsoft Community
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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