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Topic # 114782 3-Mar-2013 11:23
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Hi there.

Today my Norton trial subscription expired so currently I have no anti virus protection. I went to turn on Windows defender but I get a little window popping up saying..

"Windows defender has been turned off and isn't monitoring your computer"

"if you're using another app to check for malicious or unwanted software, use Action centre to check the app's status"

I went into Action centre, clicked turn on, but nothing happens. If I uninstall Norton will it work then??

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  Reply # 773919 3-Mar-2013 17:15
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I had this issue, as Mauricio said, make sure norton is fully uninstalled.

I was still unable to turn defender on, so I used the action center which worked.

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