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  1.    2016-10-28 #20

    Defender


    Brink said: View Post
    Hello maranna,

    What happens when you use one of the options to perform a WD offline scan?
    >>Thank you for replying, Brink.
    If I click it once nothing happens. If I click it more than once, red letters say that something is wrong and to try later. DISM health and SFC are ok. I am missing some setting somewhere. The laptop runs fine offline. I have run MBAM, Defender and Trend Micro. All is updated.
    Peter
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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       2016-10-28 #21

    It's possible that Trend Micro may be blocking it from running causing the error.
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  3.    2016-10-29 #22

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    Brink said: View Post
    It's possible that Trend Micro may be blocking it from running causing the error.
    Thank you, Brink but I only used Trend Micro to see if I had malware Defender and MBAM were not picking up. It is not usually in my system.
    Perhaps I should take MBAM out as it may be causing it not to run? However, it is in the laptop and that offline scan runs ok. This really is a puzzle.
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  4.    2016-10-31 #23

    I will keep this page bookmarked for further use. I imaged back to Feb. and updated again.
    Now Defender runs by clicking the button as it should.
    Before it just said in red that something is broken and to try later. I am finding the same red warning in the Windows forum where they told me they are having issues. I wonder if they are related.
    TY
    Peter
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  5.    4 Weeks Ago #24

    Defender offline only seems to do a quick scan. Is there anyway to force a offline full scan?
    I can do the full offline scan using a usb drive but like to know if it can be done from within the windows menu.
    Thanks.
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  6. Brink's Avatar
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       4 Weeks Ago #25

    Hello syga,

    I'm afraid that I haven't seen a way to have WDO run a full scan yet.
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