How do I update Windows Defender on my computer?

Updating Windows Defender is an important part of keeping your computer secure from malicious software and providing the latest protection against viruses, spyware, and other threats. Microsoft updates Windows Defender regularly so that your computer is always protected against the latest security threats.

The easiest way to update Windows Defender on your computer is to use the Windows Update feature built into Windows 10. With Windows Update, all available security updates will be automatically downloaded and installed on your computer. You can also manually check for and install Windows Defender updates by following these steps.

1. Open the Windows Settings menu by clicking the Start button and selecting “Settings” from the Start menu.

2. On the left side of the window, select Update & Security.

3. Click the “Windows Update” option at the top of the page.

4. Select “Check for updates” and allow Windows to search for the latest Windows Updates.

5. If any updates are found, they will be listed in the “Important Updates” section. Look for Windows Defender in the list of updates and click “Install Now” if it is available.

6. Allow the update to install. Once the update is complete, Windows Defender will be updated to the latest version and your computer will be protected against the latest security threats.

It’s important to make sure that Windows Defender is up to date on your computer, as new threats are discovered every day and new patches and updates are released to protect against these threats. Keeping your computer updated with the latest version of Windows Defender will ensure that you have the best protection against potential security threats.