Nerd Alert: Protected Folders

Once you complete the steps, Windows Defender Antivirus will continuously protect your files and folders from unauthorized access by malicious programs like ransomware

 

  1. Open Windows Defender Security Center.
  2. Click on Virus & threat protection.
  3. Click the Virus & threat protection settings option.
  4. Turn on the Controlled folder access toggle switch.

  5. Once you complete the steps, Windows Defender Antivirus will continuously protect your files and folders from unauthorized access by malicious programs like ransomware