Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows Defender is Turned Off

11 Mar 2014   #1
eknirb

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 
Windows Defender is Turned Off

and doesn't seem to want to enable.

Question is; do I need it to be on, or CAN it be on, considering I am running MS Security Essentials?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

11 Mar 2014   #2
DMHolt57

 
 

The installation of any third party AV software, disables the built in Defender...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Mar 2014   #3
eknirb

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

ah i see. even tho it is from MS, Security Essentials must be considered third party then.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


11 Mar 2014   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

It more or less takes over for Defender. Totally normal.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Windows Defender is Turned Off




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows Defender turned off at startup
Each time I restart the computer, Windows Defender pops up and asks me to turn it on. After I turn it on and restart, the same thing happens again. How can I get rid of this annoying message? I wanted to try to reinstall Defender, but I can't find it using Add/Remove Programs or Revo Uninstaller. ...
System Security
MSE turned off Windows Defender
My question is whether or not this is normal. More importantly, is it safe? Should I turn Defender back on manually or use just MSE? Thanks!
System Security
windows firewall can't be turned on
i click use recommended settings, but nothing happen
System Security
Windows could not be turned on...
I am not sure that this should be in system security,if so,an admin/mod can move it. I am recieving a pop up with an icon which hase 2 keys stating that "Windows could not be turned on" Here is an atachement with the window that turns up when I click the icon. Thanks!
Windows Updates & Activation
Windows Defender Turned off and wont turn back on
It used to work fine, im scared that theres a virus, trojan or some piece of crap blocking it on my system. it wont start up and gives me an error when i try to start it, screenshot attached. Thanks. Tom
System Security
Why is windows defender always turned off?
how can i get it to stay on and monitor my computer all the time? its always off...
System Security

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:28.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App