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Use PowerShell to Update Windows Defender Signatures

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell 4.0 in Windows 8.1 to update Windows Defender signatures. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, it is nearly time. Tomorrow the Scripting Wife and I leave for Atlanta for Windows PowerShell Saturday. Obviously, Windows PowerShell Saturday ...

Use PowerShell to Explore Windows Defender Preferences

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell 4.0 in Windows 8.1 to explore Windows Defender preferences. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well things are certainly shaping up to be exciting. Last weekend, I upgraded my Surface Pro to Windows 8.1 via the store. It took about 30 ...

Exploring the Windows Defender Catalog

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about playing around with the Get-MpThreatCatalog function in Windows 8.1. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I bet you thought I fell off of the face of the earth. Actually, I have been busy working with Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. There is some ...