WSA and Windows Defender in Win8

Discussion in 'Prevx Releases' started by PrevxHelp, Nov 1, 2013.

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  1. PrevxHelp

    PrevxHelp Former Prevx Moderator

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    Because of how Windows 8 detects AV products, disabling Windows Defender, we've added back the ability to disable WSA's Action Center integration. This isn't visible in the UI, but you can now create a REG_DWORD value under HKLM\Software\WRData (or HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\WRData on 64bit OSs) named "HideActionCenter" and set the value equal to '1'.

    On a reboot, WSA will now avoid integrating into the Action Center and you should be able to use Windows Defender alongside it without a problem.
     
  2. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    Thanks Joe even though we don't need WD in Win 8 or 8.1 with WSA installed! :gack:

    Daniel
     
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    Couldn't agree more.:thumb:
     
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    Thank you very much,Joe!
     
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