This script enables many protection capabilities of Windows Defender Antivirus. These settings are not best practices or recommended settings for every organization, and should be used only when comparing Windows Defender AV or other 3rd party antimalware engines, not in production environments.  

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Install-Script -Name WindowsDefender_InternalEvaluationSettings

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Package Details


  • amitair


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This script has no dependencies.

Release Notes

Add Windows 10 version 1809 ASR rules, fix latest time.


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
1.43 (current version) 11,046 5/2/2019
1.31 940 6/13/2018
1.3 29 6/12/2018
1.2 231 1/25/2018
1.1 160 5/5/2017
1.0 342 3/6/2017
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