08-16-2014 01:33 PM - last edited on 08-16-2014 01:38 PM by andyP
Just got my thinkpad today in the mail. I went about uninstalling the included Norton antivirus trial with the intention of turning on windows defender. I uninstalled Norton in the control panel and then used Norton's removal tool just to make sure.
When I tried to turn windows defender on in action center nothing happened. No messages or pop ups or anything. After some googling I was able to edit a defender registry file to let me turn it on. When I try to turn it on now the following happens:
How can I turn on defender?
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08-18-2014 04:01 PM
Did you check if the Defender service is Started and set to Automatic? Here is a similar thread from Microsoft Forums that you can refer: