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Published on 02.17.09 by Brent Trahan

Review Actions Windows Defender Has Taken On Potentially Unwanted Software

Learn how to check what spyware Windows Defender caught and how it dealt with it in Windows 7.

Review Windows Defender Actions Taken

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
  2. Open Windows Defender in the Control Panel.

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    Note: If Windows Defender is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Select History at the top of the Windows Defender window.

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  4. A list of spyware caught by Windows Defender will be listed. Select an action to see the details.

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  1. Lianne Taibi says:

    I’d must test with you here. Which isn’t something I often do! I take pleasure in reading a post that will make people think. Also, thanks for allowing me to comment!

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