How to manually update Windows Defender on Windows 8.1/10

By | October 25, 2014


Microsoft had emerged Windows defender software with Windows 8 for virus protection. Windows Defender is basically a free anti-malware tool from Microsoft which can be used to improve your computer system security. Earlier it’s name was Anti Spyware for Windows XP and 2003, later it has been named as Windows Defender.

Windows defender is a powerful tool to keep your system secure and safe but the only drawback of having this on your Windows is it updates using “Windows Update” program. Many times users can’t use Windows Update or don’t want to use Windows Update, because it consumes internet data very rapidly and every time when you open your system and connect to internet it downloads some file, in such situations they are unable to update Windows Defender with the latest virus definition files.

Also there might a situation to run out of Internet connection, normally you can’t update your defender tool as it requires internet connection to download the updates from Microsoft server.

To get rid of these kind of issues, we have posted this thread to offer you a very easy and effective way to manually update Windows Defender offline. See below the links that will allow you to download latest virus definition files which can be stored locally on your computer system or on a USB drive.

Follow the link accordingly if want to update Windows Defender offline and install its latest virus definition updates manually, just download them using following links:

When you click on links given above will allows you to download the updates in executable format (.exe), download and just double click on the file to begin installation.

If the above links doesn’t work properly, here comes few more alternate links that do the same.