Windows 7 - A desktop shortcut to access Windows Defender

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  • To create a shortcut to rapidly access Windows Defender
  • Select >New > Shortcut
  • In the "Type the location of the item, enter:
    • C:\Windows\explorer.exe shell:::{D8559EB9-20C0-410E-BEDA-7ED416AECC2A}
*Click on Next
  • Rename the shortcut as "Windows Defender".
  • Validate with OK
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