Microsoft Windows Defender

Microsoft Windows Defender is built into the Windows operating system and provides anti-virus and additional protections. Defender is Baylor's enterprise antivirus and firewall protection solution for Windows users using Baylor-owned computers.


Microsoft Windows Defender is part of the Windows operating system, and its use is mandatory for all faculty and staff.

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Select the Windows Defender icon in the system tray. This will open the Windows Defender Security Center and display the status of the security checks performed by Defender. If a component does not have a green check, it may require attention.

See Microsoft's Windows Defender page for additional information, and please call HelpDesk+ if you have questions about Microsoft Windows Defender


Moody Library (Garden Level)
1312 S. 3rd St, Waco, TX 76798

(254) 710-4357 (HELP)