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        Hi Woody et al.
        After the upgrade from Win 7 to Win 10, it seems that the Task Scheduler
        has a problem and does not start the automatic maintenance task such as
        Windows Defender which runs just fine manually as well as using the Run
        command in the Task Scheduler itself. I have found that there appears to
        be two Windows Defender folders in the Task Scheduler and one is empty
        but the other is the one I used to execute the Run command.  Could the
        two folders be causing confusion with the Task Scheduler so that it does
        not execute the automatic maintenance tasks?  I suppose the empty folder
        is left over from the Win 7 upgrade.  I’m not sure if I should delete theempty folder …

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        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        How do you know the Defender maintenance task has not run? Have you checked the Windows Event Log? Are defender updates arriving?

        Do not play with the scheduler until you have worked out exactly what, if anything, is wrong.

        cheers, Paul

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