Microsoft Security Essentials: Removing or Restoring Quarantined Items

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When an item is quarantined, it is moved from one location to another by Microsoft Security Essentials. The software is then prevented from running until further action is taken (i.e. restored or removed).

To Remove or Restore Quarantined File

1. Open Microsoft Security Essentials.

Microsoft Security Essentials icon

2. Select the History tab.

History tab

3. Choose the Quarantined items heading.

Quarantined items checkbox

4. Look through all items, if any have been detected, and click either Remove or Restore. If all quarantined items are to be removed, select Remove All.

Remove all, Remove, and Restore buttons

NOTE: It is best to not restore software with severe or high alert ratings, since it may put computer security at risk.

Referenced from: Microsoft

1/8/2019 7:35:39 AM