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No desktop shortcut for windows defender. How do I put one there?

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SOURCE: my desktop shortcuts open with search results page only

With the description you have given, there are some symtoms of spyware application.
You may try updating the Anit-spyware. If you don't have one you can get a free copy of Anti-virus with Anti-spyware from free.avg.com

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Shortcut Virus Remover is the best solution I found.

A 100% free simple application.

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Sir pl tl me that whch antivirus is suitable for window 8


Windows 8 includes an automatically loaded updated version of Windows Defender
which is a full antivirus based on Microsoft Security Essentials.
(Windows Defender
for XP, Vista, and Windows 7 was only antispyware.)
So if you upgrade the protection
is automatic and is on by default at installation.

Windows Defender and Windows SmartScreen fight viruses and other malware
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/windows-defender#1TC=t1

How to Create a "Windows Defender" Shortcut in Windows 8
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/6862-windows-defender-create-shortcut-windows-8-a.html

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Which antivirus is suitable for window 8


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How to fix windows defender for free


The Windows Defender software constantly scans your computer for threats such as spyware that may slow down your computer or try to steal personal information. If the software wasn't installed properly or is conflicting with other programs running on your machine, Windows Defender may not work correctly. To repair the software you either need to download the latest update available for the program, or you need to completely uninstall and reinstall Windows Defender.

Restart your computer's operating system. Double-click the "Windows Defender" icon in the system tray at the lower-right end of the screen. Click the question mark icon at the top of the Windows Defender screen and choose "Check for Updates." Select "Continue" if you are running Windows Vista. Wait for the updates to finish installing and click "Scan." Click "Stop Scan" if the problem persists. Click the question mark icon again and select "Exit Windows Defender." Click "Yes" to confirm you want to close the software. Open the "Start" menu screen and select "Control Panel." Select "Uninstall a Program" in Windows 7 or Windows Vista, or instead choose "Add or Remove Programs" in Windows XP. Click the "Windows Defender" entry and select "Uninstall." Choose "Yes" and restart the computer after the program is removed. Navigate to the Windows Defender installation webpage (see Below). http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=435BFCE7-DA2B-4A6A-AFA4-F7F14E605A0D&displaylang=en&mg_id=10134 Click "Download" and double-click the Windows Defender installation file when it downloads to your hard drive. Go through the onscreen installation instructions. Open the "Start" menu and choose "All Programs." Select "Windows Defender." Click "Scan" to start a new scan for malicious software. Hope this helps

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Can't turn on windows defender


Make sure you don't have any other virus program running such as Norton, Mcafee, AVG, etc. If you do then that will stop windows defender from turning on. If you do have any virus programs running you'll have to uninstall them before turning on Windows Defender.

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I want to have YAHOO MAIL logo on desktop


Hello there!

Any of these ways will put a Yahoo! Mail shortcut icon on your desktop. If you want another Yahoo! shortcut instead of Yahoo! Mail, just substitute that Yahoo! page for Yahoo! Mail in the instructions.

To put a Yahoo! Mail shortcut icon on your desktop, go to Yahoo! Mail page http://www.mail.yahoo.com/ , at the top of your screen click File, a menu drops down, put your mouse cursor on Send, a menu pops up, click Shortcut to Desktop.

Another way: Go to Yahoo! Mail page, right click on a blank space, a menu pops up, click Create Shortcut, a pop up asks "Do you want to put a shortcut to this website on your desktop", click Yes.

Another way: If it is listed in All Programs: Click Start > All Programs > right click on Yahoo! Mail > point to Send To and on the menu that pops up click Desktop ( create shortcut ).

Another way: Right click on desktop > point to New and on the menu that pops up click Shortcut > in the box that opens type http://www.mail.yahoo.com/ > click Next and in the next box that opens type Yahoo! Mail and click Finish.

Another way: Go to Yahoo! Mail Page > left click and hold on the blue bar at the top of your browser window and pull down far enough to expose the desktop, or drag one side in or the bottom up far enough to expose the desktop (if it won't move, click the box beside the X at the top right corner of the screen to Restore Down) > left click and hold on the icon on the left of the address on the address bar and drag it to the desktop and release it, then you can minimize the window and left click on the icon and hold and drag it to where you want it on your desktop.

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Uninstall the Windows defender and install am updated version. If it doesn't work, try this:
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:

1. Uninstall Windows Defender, and then reinstall Windows Defender. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, click Run, type appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
2. Click Windows Defender, and then click Remove.
3. Follow the prompts to uninstall Windows Defender.
4. To reinstall Windows Defender, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/secu...yware/software (http://www.microsoft.com/athome/secu...yware/software)
2. If this issue is not resolved after you complete step 1, uninstall Windows Defender, use the Windows Installer CleanUp utility, and then reinstall Windows Defender. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, click Run, type appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
2. Click Windows Defender, and then click Remove.
3. Follow the prompts to uninstall Windows Defender.
4. To use the Windows Installer CleanUp utility, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290301 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301/ ) Description of the Windows Installer CleanUp utility
5. To reinstall Windows Defender, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/secu...yware/software (http://www.microsoft.com/athome/secu...yware/software)
3. If this issue is not resolved after you complete step 2, follow this step:
1. Click Start, click Run, type regsvr32 file name, and then click OK.

Note In this step, file name is a placeholder for the following files.

Repeat this procedure for the following files:
* wuapi.dll
* wuaueng.dll
* wucltui.dll
* wups.dll
* wuweb.dll
* atl.dll
* softpub.dll
* wintrust.dll
* initpki.dll
* mssip32.dll"

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My desktop shortcuts open with search results page only


1.
Right-click Start, and then click Explore.
2.
Locate the folder, file, or program in the Folders directory, and then click the item to open it.
3.
Click the icon representing the item.
4.
Click File on the toolbar, and then Create Shortcut on the drop-down menu that appears.
5.
Right-click on the shortcut icon that is created.
6.
Choose Send To from the drop-down menu, and then click Desktop (create shortcut) on the submenu that appears.

Jan 09, 2009 | Acer Aspireā„¢ T180 PC Desktop

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No shortcut for windows defender


You will be able to location it in startmenu->all programs... else you can go to program files and then windows defender folder....

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