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Published on 02.23.09 by Brent Trahan

Turn Windows Defender On

Learn how to enable Windows Defender in Windows 7.

Turn Windows Defender On

  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 click here to turn it on in the window that pops up.

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