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How to check that your Antivirus is up to date and Firewall is turned on

Click on the Windows Icon on the bottom left of your screen

Select the “Settings” then “Update and Security” from the list of options

Select the Windows Security icon on the left side of the screen

Select Virus & threat protection, then check for updates

If you have a red icon on your Firewall & network protection

Select

Then select your private and public networks and ensure the Windows Defender Firewall is on

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2 thoughts on “How to check that your Antivirus is up to date and Firewall is turned on”
  • Michael Labare says:

    Instructions: “Select the Windows Security icon on the left side of the screen” But there is no icon. Hard to check it.

    June 23, 2020 at 1:47 am
    • Thank you for the feedback the instructions to find the icon have been added.

      July 10, 2020 at 8:05 pm
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