Knowledge - Details

Clear the Windows Defender history of detected items
Date Added: 2/19/2024

Delete all the contents of this folder: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Scans\History\Service\

Close Windows Defender if it's open.  Reopen it to see its history is now empty.

Back to List

Disclaimer: Everything on this website is written for my own use. I disclaim any guarantees that the procedures and advice listed here are accurate, safe, or beneficial for anyone else. If you attempt to follow any procedures or advice shared here, you do it at your own risk. Part of IT work is knowing how to recover from problems.