Create Windows Security Shortcut in Windows 10  

    Create Windows Security Shortcut in Windows 10

    Create Windows Security Shortcut in Windows 10

    How to Create Windows Security Shortcut in Windows 10
    Published by Category: Security System
    19 Oct 2018
    Designer Media Ltd


    Create Windows Security Shortcut in Windows 10


    Windows 10 provides the latest antivirus protection with Windows Security. When you start up Windows 10 for the first time, Windows Security is on and actively protecting your device by scanning for malware (malicious software), viruses, and security threats.

    This tutorial will show you how to create or download a Windows Defender Security Center shortcut in Windows 10.


    CONTENTS:


    EXAMPLE: Windows Security
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    Create Windows Security Shortcut in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Create Windows Security Shortcut in Windows 10
    To Download a Windows Security Shortcut

    1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the .zip file below.

    Windows_Security_shortcut.zip

    download

    2. Save the .zip file to your desktop.

    3. Unblock the .zip file..

    4. Open the .zip file, and extract (drag and drop) the shortcut to your desktop.

    5. If you like, you can Pin to Taskbar, Pin to Start, add to All apps, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.

    6. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .zip file if you like.






    Create Windows Security Shortcut in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Create Windows Security Shortcut in Windows 10
    To Manually Create a Windows Security Shortcut

    1. Right click or press and hold on an empty area on your desktop, and click/tap on New and Shortcut.

    2. Copy and paste the location below into the location area, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)

    %windir%\explorer.exe windowsdefender:

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    3. Type Windows Security for the name, and click/tap on the Finish button. (see screenshot below)

    You could name this shortcut anything you would like though.

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    4. Right click or press and hold on the new Windows Security shortcut, and click/tap on Properties.

    5. Click/tap on the Shortcut tab, then click/tap on the Change Icon button. (see screenshot below)

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    6. In the line under "Look for icons in this file", copy and paste the location below, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

    %ProgramFiles%\Windows Defender\EppManifest.dll

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    7. Select the icon highlighted in blue above, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot above)

    You could use any icon that you would like instead though.

    8. Click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

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    9. If you like, you can Pin to Taskbar, Pin to Start, add to All apps, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.


    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    #1

    I prefer the old (pre anniversary update) interface ... just use this as your link and pop it on your desktop

    Click image for larger version. 

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    C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
    (or wherever your defender is stored in your Program Files (x86) folder)
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.   My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    #3

    Lol, yup. Sorry ... just found that thread after i replied to this one.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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