Q&A Is there a way to set Microsoft Defender to scan "only on execution"?

RoboMan

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Many antivirus and suites have the option to choose when to scan a file (real time protection module), on access, on execution, on write, etc.

Is there a way to configure this with Defender through the "hidden settings"? I mean by group policies, powershell, etc.

Thanks.
 

WhiteMouse

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I think he meant this setting?

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