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Create a shortcut for Windows Defender Full Scan in Windows 10

Create a shortcut for Windows Defender Full Scan in Windows 10

Windows Defender is the built-in security app bundled by default with Windows since Windows Vista. Although Microsoft claims that it offers only baseline antivirus protection, it's better to have it preinstalled and running than to have no anti-malware at all. If you have Windows Defender enabled, you might find it useful to create a shortcut to start a Full Scan.

Create a shortcut for Windows Defender Quick Scan in Windows 10

Create a shortcut for Windows Defender Quick Scan in Windows 10

Windows Defender is the built-in security app bundled by default with Windows since Windows Vista. Although Microsoft claims that it offers only baseline antivirus protection, it's better to have it preinstalled and running than to have no anti-malware at all. If you have Windows Defender enabled, you might find it useful to create a shortcut to start a Quick Scan.

How to run Windows Defender directly in Windows 8 or create a shortcut to execute it

How to run Windows Defender directly in Windows 8 or create a shortcut to execute it

Windows Defender is an antivirus protection software which comes bundled with Windows 8. Although it is less effective than third party solutions, it provides a basic level of protection. Many users are content with the protection it offers to secure the operating system. However, Windows Defender lacks a notification area (system tray) icon. In this article, we will see how to quickly launch Windows Defender and run it directly with one click.