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Windows 7: Windows Defender is Turned Off

11 Mar 2014   #1

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?

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11 Mar 2014   #2


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

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.

ah i see. even tho it is from MS, Security Essentials must be considered third party then.
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11 Mar 2014   #4

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

It more or less takes over for Defender. Totally normal.
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