Windows defender (wins8.1) automatically turns off

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Susan003 Posts 14 Registration date Sunday August 23, 2015 Status Member Last seen December 16, 2015 - Sep 1, 2015 at 06:43 PM
Susan003 Posts 14 Registration date Sunday August 23, 2015 Status Member Last seen December 16, 2015 - Sep 1, 2015 at 10:41 PM
Hello,I really really need help right now. My pc has been unprotected for days. Mcafee is expired. I'm having issues installing avast premier which i sent onto a flash drive from a friend's computer and its doesn't move beyond the part where the windows prompt come up whenever i try to install it. So im basically down to windows defender, and it automatically is off and won't come on. Its saying the app has been turned off and isn't monitoring my computer. I need help installing the avast premier and turning windows defender back on for good. Thanks.
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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,825
Sep 1, 2015 at 06:50 PM
Number one you can't copy Avast from another computer. It's better you use the free version that you can download.
Susan003 Posts 14 Registration date Sunday August 23, 2015 Status Member Last seen December 16, 2015
Sep 1, 2015 at 10:41 PM
okay. point taken. How do i turn windows defender back on. Even if its expired i have to get it on to make an update
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