The WinDefThreatsView is a free, new software tool for operating systems Windows Microsoft 8.1 and 10, from the site NirSoft, which helps users manage threats detected by embedded software protection Windows Defender Antivirus that exists in their operating system.
The Windows Defender Antivirus is the default antivirus solution in Windows 10. Users can safely install a third-party security software. But for those who rely on Windows Defender to be safe, then the WinDefThreatsView will untie their hands.
The reason is that Windows Defender Antivirus it is not specially designed to give you many possibilities for its configuration and management. The program displays a notification when a threat is detected, but important control panels, such as threat history or various protections, are not easily found on the system and often require a lot of clicks and knowledge to open these menus.
The WinDefThreatsView provides an alternative, at least when it comes to managing detected threats. The WinDefThreatsView is a free program, provided as a 32-bit and 64-bit version for its operating systems Windows Microsoft 10 and 8.1.
No installation required. Just download the zip file, unzip it, even to a usb flash, and run it from any location. The application records all the detectable threats that Windows Defender has found. For new threats, it is necessary to press the "Refresh" button and provided that the antivirus is already running to re-check and see the results.
The program loads the local computer data by default, but you can also use it to display the data of remote computer systems.
To do this, select Options> Advanced Options. You need to go to “Load threats data from remote computer” and specify the computer name and username / password, if required.
All threats are listed with filename, threat name, severity, domain name and process name, initial detection and recovery time and data, threat ID and status, action, paths and more.
All data, or a selection of them, can be stored in various file types, including txt, csv, xml and json. Right-clicking on an option displays a menu with various commands. From there select "Set default action for selected threats" to select an action, e.g. quarantine, allow, block or remove. You can use it to manage all threats or a subset of threats at once, which greatly improves manageability.
You can also run the program from the command line but only to export threats to a new file that you have specified.
The WinDefThreatsView is an easy-to-use portable program for Microsoft users and administrators Windows and for systems with Windows Defender Antivirus. In addition to the useful option of managing multiple threats simultaneously, it is also able to export threat data to various file formats.