How to activate real-time protection in Windows 10

Windows 10 Security

The protection of our equipment and the files present in it is essential. Therefore, we must have maximum protection at all times. In order to avoid possible attacks or infections. A feature that has been available since the arrival of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is the so-called real-time protection. A very useful function but one that many cannot activate.

If you want to be able to enjoy this function that will help you protect your equipment and files, it is possible. Therefore, we show you below the steps to follow to activate this new real-time protection function.

The steps we have to follow to activating this feature in Windows 10 are not complicated. So it is important that we carry them out correctly. In this way we can enjoy this protection on our equipment.

First of all we have to go to the Windows Defender settings. To do this, we go to the taskbar and press the up arrow and click on the Windows Defender icon. We recognize it because it is a shield, which will appear in this box.

Windows Defender Security Center

Then we have to click on the first option that we get called Antivirus and Threat Protection. In this section we find various data. Among them a history with the exams that we have submitted to our team. But, we have to keep looking and access an option called Antivirus and threat protection settings. 

Antivirus settings

We click on it and then We get a screen in which the first option is real-time protection. There may be users who already have this option enabled. If so, you don't have to do anything. In case it is deactivated, you must proceed to activate it.

Real-time protection

This way you can enjoy real-time protection at all times. Thanks to this function in Windows 10 you can be more precisely protected against threats that affect your computer. Therefore, it is convenient to have it activated.


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