1.    05 Sep 2017 #1

    win defender is turned off


    i noticed win defender is turned off. although i have avast anti virus, should i turn it back on?
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  2.    05 Sep 2017 #2
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    No. Defender is meant to turn its real-time protection off to avoid conflicts if another AV is installed. It can however still do limited periodic scans (which don't cause a problem for the other AV). As far as I am aware (as I don't use any other AV) the default is to do limited periodic scans when you use another AV for the real-time protection.

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  3.    05 Sep 2017 #3

    No. Defender is meant to turn its real-time protection off to avoid conflicts if another AV is installed
    good. previously, i had this on while i had norton running.. and didnt see any anomalies. no worries . cheers.
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