Re: Windows Defender

Barry Murrell ZS2EZ

I run ESET Internet Security – no problems at all. I have Windows 10 Pro, so disabled Defender completely via Group Policies.  Peace of mind…


Something Windows DID mess up with a recent update : I keep my time set via Meinberg NTP, which during installation disables the Windows Time Service. Windows decided on it’s own to turn this back on – and as a result interfered with Meinberg…. JTDX (my operating platform of choice) has a nice feature that highlights a warning if the time goes significantly out based on average DTs,  and upon checking immediately disabled the offending Windows Time Service – voila, back to exact time!!


Bottom line : after a Windows Update, check EVERYTHING!!!



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From: [] On Behalf Of neil_zampella
Sent: Tuesday, 14 April 2020 18:01
Subject: Re: [DXLab] Windows Defender


Do you have any other AV program on your computer?     Windows shouldn't 'help' you by turning on Defender if you have another AV running,

Neil, KN3ILZ

On 4/14/2020 11:14 AM, Dick Grote via wrote:

I can't prove it, but I believe that even though I had disabled Windows Defender as my virus program, that during the last Windows update it was re-enabled during the update process.  I'm going to enable it long enough to exclude DXLabs just to be on the safe side when another Windows upgrade occurs.




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