We all know well that to protect our device and data against viruses, spyware, rootkits, and some other types of Malware then we surely need to install antivirus security software. However, the Windows Defender Antivirus is a pretty strong security solution which is capable of protecting our devices and also our confidential data against various viruses and from online threats.
While starting with the Red stone 5 update, Windows Defender Antivirus is adding its new feature which is named as “Block suspicious behaviors.” Usually, this feature is designed to detect and stops apps and files behavior which might infect your device and data.
Below in this blog, you will find the steps of how to turn on Windows Defender Antivirus “Block suspicious behaviors” feature to stop certain apps and files from infecting your device running Windows 10. The steps are given below.
Steps to Turn On ‘Block Suspicious Behaviors’ on Windows 10 PC
Here, by using a few simple steps, you can add another security layer to stop the suspicious behaviors from infecting your device. These steps are easy, but to make it easier you have to follow these steps in ascending order, as it will also prevent you from any other error or takes less time. The steps are discussed below:
- Navigate to the Settings tab.
- Under Settings, move to the Update & Security icon.
- Launch Windows Security icon.
- Under Windows Security, click on the Virus & Threat protection option.
- In the Virus & Threat Protection settings, click on the Manage Settings link.
- Now, ‘Click the switch under the “Block Suspicious Behaviors” to change this feature on or off.
After completing the steps, the Windows Defender Antivirus will automatically stop specific behaviors by using the app or file which might end up infecting your device and personal files