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my windows defender as well as my avast has been disabeled I'm now down loading a new virus protecter from microsoft. How can I fix my defender. I have not been able to do a scan as yet on my computer my new virus protection is updateing. I run windows 7 on a laptop. Please help PS I took off my Avast
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hi Judy Brown,

see here

Windows Defender and Microsoft Security Essentials

Check list for installing Microsoft Security Essentials

if you took off your avast, install MSE from here and carefully follow the second link above

let me know if this helps



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