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I have not installed any anti-virus software on my Windows 8 as I think that Windows Defender is enough to keep my system protected from any virus attack. However, sometimes my Action Center shows to turn virus protection on, even though I have enabled Windows Defender.

Why is my Action Center occasionally showing this message?

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A screenshot would be nice. Also have you updated the Windows Defender or not? – avirk Nov 9 '12 at 14:11
    
@HackToHell its not a dupe just read the post carefully, he is struggling with his Windows action center :) – avirk Nov 9 '12 at 14:13
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well defender in windows 8 is combined with windows security essentials so now it is a AV. – ankit689 Nov 9 '12 at 14:23
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@DaveORook - Windows Defender on Windows 8 certainly is anti-virus security suite. – Ramhound Nov 9 '12 at 16:28
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Try turning off and then turning Defender on – pratnala Nov 9 '12 at 16:38

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