SOLVED Constant scan warning from Windows Defender


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HI all,

like the title states, every time I start my PC; I get a warning about scanning, the first few times I did scan but then I thought it is most likely a bug?, is anyone else getting the same warning?:

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That yellow triangle with ! mark is telling you something is turned off.

click Virus & threat protection, then click the Virus & threat protection settings link and turn what ever is off back on
 
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Hi Regedit32,

everything that should be on; is on?. ;)

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Click the item with the yellow mark and make sure all items are checked in the next window that pops up.
 
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It is asking you to scvan now. Do that and see if it clears the situation.
 
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I did a quick scan several times and I have just completed a full scan (took 4 hours!), let's see what it does now. :)

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Hi all,

I think we can mark this thread as solved, it seems when it was telling me to take an action, it wanted a full scan but didn't specify that and I only did a quick scan, the problem seems to be solved now?. :):):)

Btw, it took 4 hours because I have a lot of music and a few games on my PC, along with photos and docs. :D
 
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Ok. Solved. But you probably know you can customise the scan so it only scans the sections you use most often.
 
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Thanks Dave,

I know I could select custom scan but I think it is best (for me at least) to let it do a full scan even though it takes ages!. :)
 

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