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  • Good afternoon,

    I am trying to activate windows defender on several servers that have Windows Server 2019 installed but it is being impossible.

    In Windows server 2016 I have been able to do it with the command Install-WindowsFeature -Name Windows-Defender -Source \\servidor_remoto\WinSxS\ or dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:Windows-Defender /all /source:\\servidor_remoto\c$\windows\WinSxS /limitaccess /NoRestart

    I have tried the same method, or from the Windows Manager indicating the source and it does not work either.

    I have followed procedures to put the .wim etc, but it does not work.

    Any ideas?


    18. november 2021 13:48

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  • Enable Windows Defender GUI on Windows Server

    In Windows Server 2019, the Defender GUI is based on the APPX application and is accessible through the Windows Security app (Settings -> Update and Security ). Windows Defender is configured through the “Virus and threat protection” menu.

    Thank You
    13. december 2021 07:01
  • Good morning and thanks for the answer Mukul

    I already know where Windows Defender is, the problem is that it gives me an error when I re-enable Windows Defender, also on some servers it works on others not, having the same Build and the same path to the WinSXS folder

    13. december 2021 07:41
  • Hi,

    What error does it give when you try to re-enable it?

    2. marts 2022 09:39
  • nice article, waiting for your another :

    3. marts 2022 18:02
  • Même problème de mon côté. Merci à ceux qui donneront des solutions :)
    3. marts 2022 18:21
  • HI,

    Thanks for the information Mukul. I was also looking for the same.

    8. marts 2022 07:10
  • Same issue I am facing from many couple of days on my BPO. I will try your suggestion . Thank You
    9. marts 2022 04:19
  • I think u should activate it to get full features, probably you can use KMS VL to test it
    14. marts 2022 01:55
  • Protector for Endpoint stretches out help to likewise incorporate the Windows Server working framework. This help gives progressed assault location and examination abilities consistently through the Microsoft 365 Defender console

    • Foreslået som svar af 90S Outfits 1. juni 2022 01:38
    14. marts 2022 13:14
  • How do I activate Microsoft Defender for endpoint server?
    • Foreslået som svar af Nader75 22. marts 2022 17:58
    22. marts 2022 04:10
  • Thanks for Your answer Mukul.
    31. maj 2022 05:05
  • I am trying to update my windows firmware but after updating my system crash the ClickTests game. Is there any solution to resolve it.

    31. maj 2022 08:06
  • I agree with you Chitrar. Microsoft's Protector for Endpoint is a great product. I have been using it for a while now and I can say that it has made me feel more protected. I think the whole Microsoft Defender suite has been pretty good so far. All the systems I've seen it integrate with have had little to no problems. I’m keeping my fingers crossed so I won’t encounter any problems in the future.

    1. juni 2022 04:26
  • Open the Settings app. Choose Update & security. Select Windows Defender on the side bar.
    For Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019 Systems:

    1. Open the Windows Security app.
    2. Choose Virus and Threat Protection.
    3. From "Virus & threat protection settings" choose "manage settings"

    Hope This Works,

    12. juli 2022 05:07
  • What happens if you try to add it via Powershell?

    Install-WindowsFeature -Name Windows-Defender

    21. juli 2022 16:39
  • update windows maybe that help you 
    27. juli 2022 19:04
  • Thanks for the information.
    29. juli 2022 11:22
  • How do I install Windows Defender on Windows Server?
    By default, Windows Defender AV is installed and functional on Windows Server 2016. However, the GUI for Windows Defender which is a feature isn't installed.
    Enable Windows Defender GUI on Windows Server
    Launch the Server Manager.
    Click on Tools > Manage.
    Click Add Roles and Features.



    1. august 2022 07:29
  • the Defender GUI is based on the APPX application and is accessible through the Windows Security app
    6. august 2022 08:07
  • Service Check

    Get-Service WinDefend

    Here’s how you can enable real-time antivirus protection:

    Set-MpPreference -DisableRealtimeMonitoring $false

    You can install Windows Defender services with the command:

    Add-WindowsFeature Windows-Defender-Features,Windows-Defender-GUI

    If you cannot open the Defender settings menu, and when you run the Windows Security applet you get the error “”, you need to re-register the APPX application using the manifest file with the following PowerShell command:You’ll need a new app to open this windowsdefender

    Add-AppxPackage -Register -DisableDevelopmentMode "C:\Windows\SystemApps\Microsoft.Windows.SecHealthUI_cw5n1h2txyewy\AppXManifest.xml"

    9. august 2022 11:05
  • Maybe you are not logged into your Windows as an administrator
    • Foreslået som svar af Asim Khattak 3. september 2022 22:13
    • Fjernet som foreslået som svar af Asim Khattak 3. september 2022 22:13
    17. august 2022 12:29