Learn how to update windows defender in this simple video tutorial.
Since spyware is continuously being developed, so windows Defender relies on up-to-date definitions to determine if software is spyware or potentially unwanted.
Windows Defender works with Windows update settings to install the latest definitions.
You can however make windows Defender update its library of definitions by itself.
Click tools and select ‘Options’
Under automatic scanning, click ‘Automatically scan my PC’ check box. Also select the ”check for updated definitions before scanning’ checkbox.
Before Windows Defender automatically scans your PC, it will check for updates online and update before scanning.
To Update Windows Defender Manually:
Open windows Defender
Click the arrow next to the help button.
Click ‘Check for Updates’