What is Windows Defender Offline Beta?

What is Windows Defender Offline Beta?

 

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Last updated January 28, 2020 Views 4,855 Applies to:
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Windows Defender Offline Beta is a new security tool designed to remediate hard to remove malware. While other security tools remove malware after Windows has started they cannot remove rootkit viruses as they activate their malicious code before Windows starts. Windows Defender Offline can be saved to removable media, such as a CD, DVD, or USB drive and can be booted from it to start the scan.

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