How to Troubleshoot if Microsoft® Windows® Defender is Blocked by Group Policy?
Tips to Fix Group Policy Issues in Windows Defender
Operating System is the fundamental platform that should be configured on a computer for its basic operations. There are different brands of Operating Systems and Windows is the popular one. Microsoft Corporation introduces efficient platform for the functioning of various programs in computer systems. The excellent user interface and greater compatibility are the attractive features of Windows Operating Systems. Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 are the recent versions in which the latter is the latest one. The innovative Operating System from Microsoft Corporation, Windows 7 consists of attractive features and applications. The operating system is generally installed in the computer by default and the user can remove it and put the new one by either clean installation or upgrade installation. Windows Defender is software that helps the user to protect the computer against pop ups, slow performance, and security threats caused by spyware and other unwanted software. It will detect and remove known spyware from the computer. Windows Defender features Real Time Protection which is an effective monitoring system.
Following are the causes, ways to use group policy to block Windows defender and its fixing tips:
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The incompatibility of Windows defender with the Group policy service is the main cause. It is a commonly reported problem. Group Policy is a feature of the Microsoft Windows NT family of operating systems and it is a set of rules which control the working environment of user accounts and computer accounts. Thus in case of any Group Policy provides the centralized management and configuration of operating systems, applications and users settings in an active mode.
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When the group policy service is enabled, Windows Defender cannot provide any real time monitoring it may not scan at regulated scheduled intervals. It is generally recommended that the user can use this policy setting if the system uses an alternative antispyware solution. Windows Defender scans the registry and file system for patterns that match the signatures in the definition file during scheduled times.
It is possible for the user to move with the Windowsdefender.adm Group policy template file to control the policy settings for Windows Defender when Windows Defender is installed on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows XP or a later operating system. By default, the installation location of Windows Defender is the C:Program Files Windows Defender folder. The Group policy administrative template file is put in the Windows Defender folder after installing it.
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