Windows Defender is a built-in anti-virus program in Windows 11 that helps protect your computer from malicious software and viruses. In order to ensure that your computer is always protected, it is important to keep your Windows Defender protection history up to date. To do this, you can manually clear your Windows Defender protection history.
To clear your Windows Defender protection history, open Windows Defender Security Center and select the “Virus & threat protection” tab. Select the “Virus & threat protection history” option and then click “Clear all protection history.” This will remove all the items that have been previously detected or blocked by Windows Defender.
How to Clear Windows Defender Protection History in Windows 11
Windows Defender is antivirus software built into your Windows PC, every event
is logged in Protection History and will need to be cleared form time to time.
Set-MpPreference -ScanPurgeItemsAfterDelay 5
Computer Configuration / Administrative Templates / Windows Components / Windows
You can also use the Windows Defender Antivirus Cleanup Tool to clear the protection history. This tool will scan your computer and remove any malicious files and programs that have been detected by Windows Defender. It will also delete any quarantine files that have been created by Windows Defender.
Once the protection history has been cleared, it is important to regularly scan your computer to ensure that your system is protected. You can do this by opening the Windows Defender Security Center and selecting “Scan now.” Select the “Full scan” option to scan your entire system for viruses and other threats.
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May 8, 2023 — Type this command: Set-MpPreference -ScanPurgeItemsAfterDelay N and press Enter (N refers to the days after which you want the protection ...
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Feb 24, 2023 — Step 5: Press the Control + A keys to select everything, and press the Shift + Delete key to permanently remove all the history files.