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Help with Windows Defender [Solved]


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OK lets reset to default..

Download and run the small programme from here http://www.tweaking....lt_startup.html

Reboot and let me know if it know start
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I ran this, rebooted and no go still.  I have the anti virus and protection software you recommended running.


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Excellent, as that is now installed then defender will be automatically disabled by windows to avoid conflict, how is the computer behaving at the moment ?
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It seems to be fine. Does this mean we are in the clear?

 

If so, Thank you so much for your help. It has been quick and tremendous. I made a mark on my calendar to contribute to your service when I get my next paycheck. I will refer anyone who has an issue. Have a great rest of your weekend!


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Normally now I would give some security recommendations and suggested programmes, but as you have them already I will just tidy up :)

Subject to no further problems :)

I will remove my tools now and give some recommendations, but, I would like you to run for 24 hours or so and come back if you have any problems

Now the best part of the day ----- Your log now appears clean :thumbsup:

A good workman always cleans up after himself so..The following will implement some cleanup procedures as well as reset System Restore points:

Remove tools

Download and run Delfix

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: Keep Java Updated :

WARNING: Java is the #1 exploited program at this time. The Department of Homeland Security recommends that computer users disable Java
See this article

I would recommend that you completely uninstall Java unless you need it to run an important software.
In that instance I would recommend that you disable Java in your browsers until you need it for that software and then enable it. (See How to disable Java in your web browser and How to unplug Java from the browser)

If you do need to keep Java then download JavaRa
Run the programme and select Remove Java Runtime. Uninstall all versions of Java present
Once done then run it again and select Update Java runtime > Download and install Latest version
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It is critical to have both a firewall and anti virus to protect your system and to keep them updated.

To learn more about how to protect yourself while on the internet read this little guide Best security practices Keep safe :wave:
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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :)

If you're the topic starter, and need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member with the address of the thread.

Everyone else please begin a New Topic.
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