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Win 10 Manual Windows Defender Update

How to manually update your Windows Defender in Win 10

You can manually update it by:

  1. Click on the Windows menu at the bottom left of your screen


  2. Click on the settings gear in the menu


  3. Find and click on Update & Security 


  4. Select the Windows Defender tab on the left hand side of that window

    Defender Tabl

  5. Click on Open Windows Defender Security Center

    Open Defender

  6. Go ahead and click on Update underneath 'Virus & threat protection' even if there isn't a exclamation symbol

    Update Defender
When you have run it one time and it says that you are up to date, you have all the available updates.

For assistance please contact the IT Help Desk by calling 573-341-4357 (HELP), visiting the IT Help Desk on the first floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library, or submitting a ticket online at:

Keywords:win 10, 10, windows 10, defender update, update, defender, manual   Doc ID:83319
Owner:Jasmina M.Group:Missouri University of Science and Technology
Created:2018-07-03 07:43 CSTUpdated:2018-07-03 07:44 CST
Sites:Missouri University of Science and Technology
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