windows defender not open

Discussion in 'Windows 8 Support' started by DaveMont, Dec 7, 2012.

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    DaveMont

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    When I click on Windows Defender, a dialog box says it is closed. There is no tab to allow me to open it (contrary to what the "help and support" instructs. McAfee is installed. Is that preventing me from using Defender?
     
    DaveMont, Dec 7, 2012
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    Core coffee & gigabytes Moderator

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    I think so. I avoid McAfee, but I've used Symantec which disabled the Windows security features, so I would imagine your experience to be similar.
     
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    Yes McCaffe or others antivirus disable Windows Defender.
     
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