Windows Defender sends frequent notifications while protecting your Windows 10 PC, which can become annoying over time. You have the option to monitor these notifications and alerts. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to monitor alerts from Windows Defender on Windows 10.

Monitor alerts from Windows Defender on Windows 10

To monitor alerts from Windows Defender on Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Windows Security in the search box and then click the Windows Defender Security Center option as the following image is showing.

As you click the Windows Defender Security Center option, the following screen will appear in front of you.

As you can see that the screen is divided into two parts. Select the Virus & threat protection option from the left side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. Then the following screen will appear.

Select the Virus & threat protection settings option as highlighted in the above image. The next screen will look like this.

Scroll down the screen and locate the Change notification settings option and click on it as highlighted in the above image. The Settings will display as the following image is showing.

You will see the Get informational notifications toggle button. Turn it off if you don’t want to get these notifications. Further, there are some checkboxes e.g.

Recent activity scan results

Threats found, but no immediate action is needed

Files or activities are blocked

You have the option to check and uncheck the checkboxes to get the notifications or turn them off.

Close the Windows Defender Security Center and changes will be saved. There is no need to restart the computer.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to monitor alerts from Windows Defender on Windows 10. If these alerts are annoying for you, you can turn them off. You can also turn them on at any time.

Monitor alerts from Windows Defender on Windows 10

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