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How to Run Windows Defender Virus Scan in Windows 10 Manually

Every Windows 10 systems comes with built-in real-time antivirus called Windows Defender. Unlike the basic Windows Defender, or its predecessor Microsoft Security Essentials, provided by Microsoft for previous versions of Windows OS such as Windows 7, Windows [...]

By |2018-01-10T23:50:03+08:00January 10th, 2018|Categories: Security|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Windows Defender Definition Update Failed to Install 0x80070643 (Manual Download)

Windows Update in Windows 10, especially in Windows 10 Creators Update v.1703, may fail to install definition update for Windows Defender with the following error message: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x80070643 Without [...]

By |2017-08-30T01:45:26+08:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: Security|Tags: , |0 Comments

How to Disable or Enable Windows Defender in Windows 10

Windows Defender is the default built-in free antivirus and anti-malware solution in Windows 10 that protects the computer against viruses, malware, spyware, and other threats, and provides network inspection, boot-time and real-time protection when using Windows PC. [...]

By |2017-05-25T23:40:33+08:00May 25th, 2017|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Disable & Remove Windows Defender Security Center Icon in Taskbar System Tray (Notification Area)

In Windows 10 Creators Update v.1703 (Build 15063) or later, a Windows Defender Security Center icon always appear in the notification area of Taskbar (system tray), even though you are relying on third party antivirus solution to [...]

How to Disable (Remove and Uninstall) Windows Defender

Windows Defender which was previously known as Microsoft AntiSpyware is an anti-spyware utility that built-in in Windwso operating system beginning from Windows Vista to detect, prevent, remove and quarantine spywares. Although it's packaged with the operating system, [...]

By |2017-05-25T23:41:44+08:00May 25th, 2017|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , , |25 Comments

Windows Defender Icon Not Found in System Tray (Notification Area)

Windows Defender is a free anti-spyware and spyware scanning and removal tool that protects computer against pop-ups, slow performance, and security threats caused by spyware, adware and other unwanted software in real-time. Previously Windows Defender is called [...]

By |2018-11-13T01:21:45+08:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Security|Tags: |15 Comments

Best Spyware Removal and Anti-Spyware Software Reviews

ZDNet has done a comprehensive reviews on various anti-spyware utilities and spyware removal tools. Spyware, adware and other unwanted malicious software have become increasingly serious thread to computers, where spyware violating privacy by collecting private information and [...]

Windows Defender Review by Spyware Confidential

Spyware Confidential reviewed Windows Defender Beta 2 to see its ability to remove spyware. The reviewer Suzi Turner is not particular valued a test by PC Magazine on Windows Defender, where Windows Defender was tested again 6 [...]

By |2016-12-09T08:43:19+08:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Security|Tags: , |1 Comment

Windows Defender Review by PC Magazine

PC Magazine reviewed just released Windows Defender Beta 2, which previously named Microsoft AntiSpyware. PC Magazine is not so amaze with Windows Defender, giving it just a fair rating of 2.5 out of possible 5. Bottom Line: [...]

By |2016-12-13T16:22:17+08:00December 13th, 2016|Categories: Security|Tags: , |3 Comments