Explore the Windows Defender control panel and all of the tabs including Home, Update, and History. Learn how to run a manual scan when you feel the computer has been compromised. Learn how to enable or disable Windows Defender if and when you install a third party antimalware solution. Learn how to exclude folders and file types, among other things. Locate Local Group Policy entries.
- [Instructor] Windows Defender has been part…of Windows operating systems since Windows XP…and has evolved from its introduction there…as a simple anti-spyware program…to the full-fledged anti-virus solution it is today.…You can open Windows Defender by searching for it…from the search box on the taskbar…and clicking Windows Defender in the results.…I'll maximize the window…and let's take a look at the Home tab.…The Home tab shows the status of Windows Defender…and offers a place to perform a manual scan.…
When Windows Defender looks like this…everything is working as it should.…You might see that Windows Defender is disabled here.…This will happen automatically if you put…another anti-virus solution in place,…or if system protection is managed…by your network administrator.…You should only run one anti-virus solution at a time,…because running more than one can cause conflicts.…So if it's disabled for a reason…make sure to keep it disabled.…The Update tab shows when your computer was last updated.…
You can click Update definitions to perform a manual update,…
Note: The course also maps to the third part of MCSA exam 70-698, Installing and Configuring Windows 10. Taking this course will prepare you for objectives in the Manage and Maintain Windows domain of the test.
- Configuring Windows Update
- Updating Windows apps
- Reviewing event logs
- Using Resource Monitor and Performance Monitor
- Managing security with Windows Defender
- Creating a recovery drive
- Restoring and recovering files
- Recovering the OS with Windows Recovery
- Configuring authorization and authentication
- Securing Windows 10 with passwords
- Joining workgroups and domains
- Creating and using accounts
- Automating tasks with PowerShell
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Configure Updates
2. Monitor Windows
3. Configure System and Data Recovery
4. Configure Authorization and Authentication
5. Configure Advanced
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