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  1.    07 Oct 2015 #10

    Works as it should on the Desktop. Think I know the reason why the 'skipping' was happening. As my Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures & Videos folders come to 269GB in size and because, mistakenly perhaps, I thought that 'nasties' would not be in those folders, I had excluded them from being scanned by Windows Defender. I will now move items I do not want to be scanned into a folder of their own and only exclude that. Scanning 269GB takes some time!
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  2.    07 Oct 2015 #11

    Do others on this forum scan their Music, Pictures and Video folders?
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       07 Oct 2015 #12

    Ah, I see now. Yeah, if you excluded it, then that would be why it was skipped.

    WD has real-time protection, but it never hurts to scan them every so often to be safe.
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  4.    12 Nov 2015 #13

    It seems this function has been added in the Windows 10 November Update (build 10586). A clean install has the ''Scan with Windows Defender'' option in the context menu, which launches the program itself (not a command prompt).
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       12 Nov 2015 #14

    Hello Remco, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    It's about time. Thank you for the heads up.
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  6.    13 Nov 2015 #15

    after upgrade can't delete this line from right click. can someone help please?
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       13 Nov 2015 #16

    10win10 said: View Post
    after upgrade can't delete this line from right click. can someone help please?
    Hello 10win10,

    This tutorial will only remove the context menu that was added using this tutorial.

    It will not remove the new one that was added by Microsoft that opens to Windows Defender.
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  8.    13 Nov 2015 #17

    hi
    hope its ok to post this:
    Press the Windows key and R, type regedit and hit Enter.
    Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\ {09A47860-11B0-4DA5-AFA5-26D86198A780}
    Right click this key and select Delete.
    Click Yes.

    work to me
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       13 Nov 2015 #18

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  10.    13 Nov 2015 #19

    brink can you add this to the first post or do a new one?
    i think its will help for many users!!!
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