Installation of Windows® Defender in Toshiba® Satellite U500 Laptop
The Toshiba Satellite U500 is a fairly new ultra-portable laptop, with features such as a 13" LCD display, Intel Core 2 Duo processor and 8 GB of memory. The hard drive capacity could hold up to 500 GB. It also comes equipped with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD graphics card, which allows for video streaming, gaming and more importantly multi-tasking. Windows Defender is a complimentary product from Microsoft that safeguards computer systems loaded with Windows from Adware and Spyware and other undesirable software that might be downloaded to your computer by way of the Internet. It works quickly, uses little system resources and has free support for installation purposes.
- Download Windows Defender
- Installation of Windows Defender
- Update Windows Defender
Download Windows Defender
You need to download Windows Defender from authentic sources. It is highly recommended that you download Windows Defender only from Microsoft website. If you have downloaded Windows Defender from unauthorized sites, you might encounter virus or malware attacks in your system. After downloading, you need to run the Windows Defender and finish the installation process. Incomplete downloading might result in Windows Defender not working at all in your system.
Installation of Windows Defender
After you have finished the download, double-click on Windows Defender folder to open it and click the button "Run" if you get a security warning. Follow the installation directions given in the Wizard that opens up. Use all of the recommended settings during the installation. Finally, you need to click the button "Finish" when the installation is complete to let Windows Defender to start scanning your computer for any malicious software.
Regularly updating the Windows Defender you downloaded would be a good idea. It needs to be noted that, a Windows XP compatible version of Windows Defender must be downloaded if you are using Windows XP. You need to check whether the Windows Defender is working properly in your system if you have downloaded it for Windows XP. However With Windows Vista, the tool comes packaged as the operating system’s chief security hub for dealing with the spyware.