Learn how to perform a quick scan for spyware and potentially unwanted software using Windows Defender in Windows 7.
Windows Defender Quick Scan
- Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
- Open Windows Defender in the Control Panel.
Note: If Windows Defender is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.
- Click the down arrow to the right of Scan at the top of Windows Defender and select Quick Scan.
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