Quickly Scanning for Malware

by Jan 27, 2016

If you have Windows Defender installed on your machine, you can use this PowerShell command to run a quick scan on a drive of your choice:

PS> Start-MpScan -ScanType QuickScan -ScanPath “C:”

This command requires the "Defender" module.


Throughout this month, we'd like to point you to three awesome community-driven global PowerShell events taking place this year:

Europe: April 20-22: 3-day PowerShell Conference EU in Hannover, Germany, with more than 30+ speakers including Jeffrey Snover and Bruce Payette, and 60+ sessions: www.psconf.eu.

Asia: October 21-22: 2-day PowerShell Conference Asia in Singapore. Watch latest announcements at www.psconf.asia

North America: April 4-6: 3-day PowerShell and DevOps Global Summit in Bellevue, WA, USA with 20+ speakers including many PowerShell Team members: https://eventloom.com/event/home/PSNA16

All events have limited seats available so you may want to register early.

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