The Notifications page of Windows Security lets you configure what kind of notifications you want to receive. 

A couple of things to know about this page:

  • You'll always receive Virus & threat protection notifications when there's a problem that requires immediate action. The Virus & threat protection settings on this page simply let you specify whether you want informational messages; such as that a threat was successfully blocked, or that a malware scan completed uneventfully.

  • If you're in an organization some notification settings may be managed by your administrator and you won't be able to change those. If that's the case you'll see a notice on the Notifications page.

See also

How malware can infect your PC

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