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Windows 7: MS security essentials an windows defender

14 Aug 2011   #1
comptourist

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
MS security essentials an windows defender

does msse shut down windows defender on instal?
had panda cloud antivirus, an in event viewer found a registry hive leak, that it would'nt detect the problem.
i down loaded an installed msse, after removing panda. an msse found and removed 2 issues.(listed below)
was wondering what would of shut down windows defender?
tried turning it back on, but it tries, but fails to start up.(system config)
don't know why this paste/copy turned out so large....sorry.
thanks for any help.

Exploit:Java/CVE-2010-0840.EX
and
TrojanDownloader:Java/OpenConnection.OI



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14 Aug 2011   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

Hello Comptourist,

Yes, Windows Defender is disabled and turned off when you install MSE since MSE is used in replacement of Windows Defender instead afterwards.
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14 Aug 2011   #3
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hi comptourist

You are spot on in your thoughts MSE does turn off windows defender on install as it uses much the same definitions as defender so it is no longer required to run.This is perfectly normal.You will not be able to turn it back on.
Im sure one of our security experts will have a look at those viruses and give you more information on them as its not my strong point.

Danny
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14 Aug 2011   #4
comptourist

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Brink
thanks for clearing that up.
is there anything else necessary or recommended to do after msse remove those issues? i down loaded new java after msse removed it.
reran updated msse scans, and all came back clean.
thanks for your speedy response and assistance.
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14 Aug 2011   #5
comptourist

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

thanks for that info Danny.
boy, you guy's are fast! and very helpful!
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14 Aug 2011   #6
DBone

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

MSE, Panda, avast! ect.. are not the best choices for malware removal & repair. They are anti-viruses and they are all designed for prevention first and removal second. You should have Malwarebytes ( Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware, anti-virus and spyware removal download ) and HitMan Pro ( Home - SurfRight ) in your arsenal, and you should scan with one or the other at least once per week. SUPERAntiSpyware.com | Remove Malware | Remove Spyware - AntiMalware, AntiSpyware, AntiAdware! is also a good tool, but not as good as MBAM or HMP.
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14 Aug 2011   #7
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by comptourist View Post
Brink
thanks for clearing that up.
is there anything else necessary or recommended to do after msse remove those issues? i down loaded new java after msse removed it.
reran updated msse scans, and all came back clean.
thanks for your speedy response and assistance.
It wouldn't hurt to run Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper at boot to scan your system to help make sure it's clean.
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14 Aug 2011   #8
comptourist

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

DBone
thanks for your recommendations and insight.
i have MBAM(free) also, and it did not detect those issues, updated before the scaning, atleast 2 times a week.(full scan)
will HMP play well with msse?
thanks for your time.
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14 Aug 2011   #9
comptourist

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

thanks Brink.
will do
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14 Aug 2011   #10
comptourist

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

will ths msss software have an option to scan on boot? or do i have to create a bootable cd?
sorry i'm not very comp savvy....
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