Enabling Windows' Antivirus and Security Protection

Issue/Question

My computer's antivirus trial has expired. How do I enable Windows' antivirus and security protection?

Resolution

  1. Click (the Start button).
  2. Type Defender.
  3. Select Windows Defender.
  4. If Defender is disabled, click Turn on.

Note: If the trial antivirus is still on the computer, it should be uninstalled.

Details

Article ID: 1750
Created
Wed 9/9/15 12:31 PM
Modified
Thu 8/6/20 1:13 PM