Microsoft Silently Fixes Bug Causing Windows Defender to Skip Files During Scans

Microsoft has silently resolved an issue causing Windows Defender to skip files during scans performed on Windows 10.

According to a report from BornCity, the bug was addressed by an update published on March 24. I can confirm that after installing the latest updates for Windows Defender, quick and full scans work as expected, with no issues experienced whatsoever.

The update that you need to install to resolve the problem is KB4052623, which is described as an Update for Windows Defender Antimalware Platform. It’s aimed at Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, and Windows Server 2019.

Oddly enough, the official KB page (lin… (read more)
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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.