7 and windows defender

  Teaboy 17:24 PM 19 Dec 09

Hi all,

I'm having an wee trouble with windows defender.

Running windows 7 with; MS security essentials; windows firewall,and malwarebyte.

Windows defender is supposed to open up when switching on the puter, and run in the background.

But mine don't! I have to manually start it, which is an irritant.

Any answers?

Thanks. T

  zarobian 17:48 PM 19 Dec 09

Windows defender has been replaced by Microsoft 'Windows Security Essentials'. Dowload it from Microsoft site and forget about windows defender.

  User-1229748 17:57 PM 19 Dec 09

it is ms security essentials that disables windows defender,i didn't know that it wouldn't let you start defender automatically if you wanted it to though :o(

  Teaboy 17:56 PM 20 Dec 09

thanks guys, I was beginning to think in that direction, but it's nice to have it comfirmed.


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