Microsoft Defender on macOS

  1. Click the shield Icon and then “Open Microsoft Defender”

  2. To run a quick scan click the Quick Scan button.

  3. To run a full scan click the Scan Options button.
  4. Select the Full Scan option and click Scan Now.
  5. You can scan individual folders by right clicking folders and selecting Scan with Microsoft Defender.

  6. On the new window click the Scan Now button.
  7. If a threat is detected you will be warned and prompted with actions.
    ​​​​​​​Select Quarantine from the dropdown menu on all threats detected and click Start Actions button.

Contact the Service Desk with any questions.

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Wed 11/8/23 2:36 PM
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