Windows 10 technical preview has finally arrived, it’s been released a month ago and it’s free for anyone to download, so if you’re willing to install it on your device to test it it’s time to do it; though I’ve to warn you here and before going any further that this is a technical preview not even a beta so you if you are installing it on your machine then you should backup first and install it on a machine that isn’t your primary machine.
Windows 10 technical preview with enhanced features and functionality that really enhances the usage of the operating system and makes the user focus on what is important to them which is getting things done, not to jump through hoops to get to this or that feature. The new build (9860) for Windows 10 technical preview is here it was released a couple of weeks ago and it comes with a new set of feature.
Windows Defender that comes preloaded on your Windows 10 technical preview is a full fledged antivirus that you can rely on as a stand alone solution for any type of virus/attack, it’s worth clearing the conflict between Microsoft Security Essentials which was a quirky security solution and the new Windows Defender that is shipped with Windows 10 technical preview.
This post will present a step by step guide on how to use Windows defender to scan portable disk drives (e.g. flash drives, portable hard disk drives, SD cards, etc.).
Step 1: First, you’ll have to open Windows Defender from the control panel. Right click the start menu icon and select control panel.
Then open Windows Defender from the Control Panel Window.
Step Two: Go to the “settings” tab in the windows defender window.
Step 3: Go to the “Advanced” selection from the settings tab.
Step Four: Tick the radio button beside the “Scan removable drive” option.
And there you’ve it, you’ve successfully allowed Windows Defender to scan portable disk drive so you can be secure.