Microsoft Security Essentials - Automatically delete quarantined

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You can configure Microsoft Security Essentials to automatically delete quarantined items

after a certain period of time:
  • Open Microsoft Security Essentials
  • Click on Settings > Advanced
  • In the right pane, check "Remove quarantined files after" and use the drop menu to select the amount of days, after which the operation shall be performed:
  • Click on "Save Changes" to validate.
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