How to Protect Your Computer from Viruses with Windows Defender - dummies

How to Protect Your Computer from Viruses with Windows Defender

In this video, you will learn how to identify the prompts provided to you by Windows Defender. Windows Defender automatically scans your computer for threats as part of Windows 10. If the prompt notifies you that malware has been detected, you will need to run a manual scan of your computer. As you will see in this video, to run a manual scan, simply click in the Search box at the bottom of the screen and type "Defender". Once you select Windows Defender from the options that appear, navigate to the Home tab and find the Scan Options section. Choose
Quick, Full or Custom to perform a scan and choose Scan Now. If Windows Defender detects a threat, you will choose Clean PC and follow the provided instructions to remove the threat from your computer. If no threats were detected, simply close Windows Defender.