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How to turn Windows Security real-time protection on in Windows 10

This article includes the steps to confirm that real-time protection has been enabled in Windows 10 Security centre to help protect from virus's and malware.

  • Select the Start button, then select Settings  

  • Then select Update & Security

  • Then go to Windows Security > Virus & threat protection.

  • In the current version of Windows 10, under Virus & threat protection settings, select Manage settings. If it is an older version of Windows 10 you just need to select Virus & threat protection settings

  • Make sure that the Real-time protection setting to On.