What is Defender blocking

Posted: 01-28-2008, 07:11 AM
Defender alerts me that it is blocking some start-up programs (little yellow
speech-bubble in sys-tray says "Click here to see which programs are being
blocked").

When I click the alert it opens Defender, but there is no indication of
which program has been blocked. How can I find out?

thanks

M

What is Defender blocking


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Rick Rogers
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Re: What is Defender blocking
Posted: 01-28-2008, 11:00 AM
Hi Michelle,

In Windows Defender, click on Tools/Quarantined Items.

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"Michelle" <mh_londonSPAMSTOP@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Defender alerts me that it is blocking some start-up programs (little
> yellow speech-bubble in sys-tray says "Click here to see which programs
> are being blocked").
>
> When I click the alert it opens Defender, but there is no indication of
> which program has been blocked. How can I find out?
>
> thanks
>
> M
Paul Smith
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Re: What is Defender blocking
Posted: 01-28-2008, 02:37 PM
"Michelle" <mh_londonSPAMSTOP@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Defender alerts me that it is blocking some start-up programs (little
> yellow speech-bubble in sys-tray says "Click here to see which programs
> are being blocked").
>
> When I click the alert it opens Defender, but there is no indication of
> which program has been blocked. How can I find out?
Right-click on the icon in the System Tray and one of the options is
something like see blocked programs, that'll open a new menu showing what
program has been blocked. If it looks safe you can run it.

Typically in 90% of cases its msconfig being blocked after making a change,
in which case its best to run it.

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Paul Smith,
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