[How to set] Scan with Windows Defender in Context Menu

Windows 8 Operating System has become very popular and reached all over the World, People Finds easy way to handle and work with Windows 8 Operating System. It was released before 8 Months that is on August 1, 2012 and it has reached all over the world. Windows 8 Operating System is with many new features favor to the users. Windows 8 Users don’t need any Antivirus for the Protection. Because Windows Defender is a Default one in Windows 8 OS . Windows Defender replace the Microsoft Security Essential. But as like other Antivirus, Windows Defender do not have any option for getting Context menu to Scan with Windows Defender by right clicking on any folder. This article shows how to set Scan with Windows Defender in Context Menu.

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There is no settings in Windows 8 OS to Set Windows Defender Scanner on the Context menu to set Windows Defender Scanner on the Context menu. But we can make it by creating an Registry.

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How to set “Scan with Windows defender”  in Context Menu:

  • Open Notepad and copy the following Code
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTFoldershellWindowsDefender]
@=””
“Icon”=”%ProgramFiles%\Windows Defender\EppManifest.dll”
“MUIVerb”=”Scan with Windows Defender”
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTFoldershellWindowsDefenderCommand]
@=””C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MpCmdRun.exe” -scan -scantype 3 -SignatureUpdate -file “%1″”
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  •    Save the file as “enable.reg”
  • Run the Registry to set “Scan with Windows defender” in Context Menu.
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Its very simple and easy. Now you can get “Scan with Windows defender” in Context Menu. If there is any doubts on making this setting or if your found any troubles are difficulties on doing these changes, Just comment it below. We will give proper solution to rectify your problem.

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