Tag Archives: Windows 10 Defender

How to delete Scan with Windows Defender from context menu in Windows 10

How to delete Scan with Windows Defender from context menu in Windows 10

As you might have already noticed, in Windows 10 version 1511, Microsoft implemented a context menu item for Windows Defender. Now it is possible to scan selected files and folders in File Explorer with one click by right clicking and launching Windows Defender. If you do not want this "Scan with Windows Defender" verb/context menu item, here is how you can safely remove it.

How to show or hide Windows Defender tray icon in Windows 10

How to show or hide Windows Defender tray icon in Windows 10

In Windows 10, it is possible to make the Windows Defender notification area (system tray) icon visible. If you are a Windows Insider, it might already be visible in your installation. In this article, we will see how you can show or hide the Windows Defender tray icon in Windows 10.