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Strange issue with Windows Defender beta 2

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I finally installed this product, due to it being free and offering real time protection, but I seem to have found a huge glitch: there's now "check for updates" button, at least a visible one.

Therefore, does anyone have the slightest clue on how to update my definitions in there?

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Hi

 

It is there, but in a very strange place. To manually check for updates click on help options, select "About Windows Defender" then on the about screen there is a "check for updates" button.

 

Windows defender updates are also sent automatically via Windows automatic updates if you have this service turned on. Microsoft are currently testing sending Windows defender updates daily, I think there is another week to go of this trial.

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The daily testing ends August 15. More information is available at:

 

Microsoft Anti-Malware Engineering Team Blog

Testing A New Definition Update Publishing Process for Windows Defender

http://blogs.technet.com/antimalware/archi.../01/444384.aspx

 

Please feel free to utilize our newsgroups for Windows Defender questions http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/s...ps/default.mspx

 

Thanks,

 

Aaron

Microsoft Corporation

 

The information I provide is provided "AS IS" without warranty, and confers no rights.

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