If the button is live, click it to update your antivirus signatures (and repeat this operation periodically).For further information on the Live Update process, follow the links on the Symantec Endpoint Protection ( page to access step-by-step instructions.Also, note that the update is still in the Windows Defender product category.As we said at the beginning of this blog, Windows Defender is becoming a suite of Security features.In Windows, double-click on the gold shield in the taskbar at the bottom-right of the desktop.In Mac OS X, find the program in the Applications folder (under "Symantec Solutions"). If the button is grayed-out, you likely have a managed installation.This is pretty much the Parental Control but online with Live IDFor more details on Windows Defender in Windows 10 Creators Updates, see the Technet article Contributor of System Center Dudes.Based in Montreal, Canada, Senior Microsoft SCCM consultant, working in the industry for more than 10 years.
This section is the previously known Smart Screen, which is now rebranded to Windows Defender Smart Screen It comes with 3 settings section: Check Apps & files, Smart Screen for Microsoft Edge and Smart Screen for Windows Store apps.For home installations (or installations on school-owned laptops, which may travel off campus and outside the range of our servers), the software is often installed "unmanaged." This means that the user should manually update the antivirus software on a regular basis (daily would be ideal, but a weekly update provides a good balance between convenience and security).To see what kind of SEP installation you have, start the program.The Windows Defender Security Center include the following features on top of Windows Defender Anti-virus: This is a high-level view of the Firewall status.
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security is still available and necessary.
This document explains how to update Symantec Endpoint Protection definitions by running Live Update.