MSE aka Windows Defender still has no schedular

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by robinb9, Oct 26, 2012.

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  1. robinb9

    robinb9 Registered Member

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    I thought once Windows 8 Pro came out the schedular was going to be put back in in Windows Defender (which is acutally MSE). Well it is not there.
    Now this is a real pain because it has to be scheduled in Task Schedular
    Most normal users have no idea how to schedule this.
    Why could not MS put the schedular back in?
    robin
     
  2. Vladimyr

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    1/. I assume you mean the scheduler for on-demand scans.
    2/. If there is no default scan, "most normal users" will do without. Is that a problem?
     
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    what I want to know is does it even do any kind of scan after each update. anyone know?

    does it update everyday? I know MSE before each scan it would update.
     
  4. funkydude

    funkydude Registered Member

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    It does scheduled scans when the computer is idle.
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    berryracer Suspended Member

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    MSE is the worst protection you get on a PC anyway! who needs it to schedule anything? just uninstall that useless thing
     
  6. spywar

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    MSE is designed to be simple ... too simple ? Yes. "Install and forget it (also the protection :D) .... Relying on signs ...
     
  7. trjam

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    Here are a list of tweaks for Windows Defender in 8. The ones for scans and more frequent updates works very well.
     
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