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Solved How do you manually update the latest Windows Defender?

Discussion in 'General Security' started by ep-p-two, Nov 17, 2018.

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  1. ep-p-two

    ep-p-two Thread Starter

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    After my last ‌Windows 10 update, the home screen for Windows Defender was completely changed. Now there is no way to update manually, yet I keep getting messages in Desktop Notifications that Defender needs updating, despite the fact that on the WD home screen, every section shows "No action needed."
    Is the Update hidden, somewhere? Is this a glitch to be ignored?
    Windows 10 Pro
    Version 1803
    Installed on 11/6/2018
    OS Build 17134.376
    Running on Bootcamp on iMac.
     
  2. DaveA

    DaveA Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    Boy, MS is making things harder every day.

    Click Start, then type "Vir" and you should see "Virus & Threat Protection"
    Select it, and you will now see "Check for up dates" near the bottom of the screen.
     
  3. ep-p-two

    ep-p-two Thread Starter

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    Thank you, DaveA. That worked, but I had to type the whole word virus.
     
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    DaveA Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    You are welcome
    Now you need to fag this as "Solved"
     
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