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I have a HP Laptop - 15-ef0023dx.  Whenever I try to download something (pdf, jpeg, picture, whatever) It tells me "Can not download. virus scan failed"

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This is most likely Windows Defender -- as I got so many FALSE malware notifications from it that I went to great length to disable it.


Also can be due to using Edge -- either the old one or new one -- as they lock out files to "protect" you!


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