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Windows Defender don't start-up immediately

  1. #21

    Orbiting the Moon
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    Windows 10 x64

    Quote Originally Posted by ritahubert View Post
    I was thinking that maybe there is a difference between 8 en 8.1 (may some of you are using it), in Europe is is planned for october
    Nope. It's the same in 8.1, Defender works fine. Something else must be slowing the process down since you said that in a minute all is oké.

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  2. #22


    Thanks for your interest.

    Maybe you missed the latest comment of the experts: due to recent SW changes their is a delay so that the the real start-up goes as quick as possible and the Defender has to wait a little.

    So i am not looking any more to that delay and in the near future i will decide if i will keep the Defender or will install again AVG Free.

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  3. #23

    Posts : 2
    windows 8.1

    from"Automatic(Delayed start)" to "Automatic".

    1. Win+X->Computer Management->Services and Application->Services
    2. Double click on Windows Defender service and change it to "Automatic"

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