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Windows Defender updating daily

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

    Windows Defender updating daily


    Since I've owned my computer, my Windows Defender would update virus/spyware definitions exactly once a week.

    After running Windows Update last week, Windows Defender is updating definitions everyday or every other day.

    Does anyone know how to change it back to weekly updates?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Aye,

    This is normal. The definitions for Windows Defender often get updated at least once a day, and sometimes more.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows Defender updating daily
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