Failed - Virus scan failed, Fix Google Chrome Download Error

How to fix Failed – Virus scan failed, Google Chrome Download Error, Easy way to fix when chrome become unable to perform virus scan for downloaded program, this will also fix “[Setup / Program] contain a virus and was deleted” error from Internet explorer.

How to Turn off Real Protection Features - Windows Defender

If you only have Windows Defender as your antivirus software, you can temporarily shut it off.

  • Windows Defender – Settings – Real time protection – Off
  • Download the file. Turn antivirus back on.
    Windows Defender – Settings – Real time protection – On
  • Windows Defender – History Tab – Quarantined Items
    Click on Quarantined Items – Look at the file name – Restore if file name matches

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10

If you want to disable Windows Defender then this video is for you, if you are installing Bidefender of other antivirus software, this should disable Windows Defender for you automatically.

  • Computer Configuration / Administrative Templates / Windows Components / Windows Defender Antivirus
  • Look for turn off windows defender antivirus
  • Select Enabled


  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE \ Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender
  • New, DWORD (32-bit) Value and name it DisableAntiSpyware
  • Set the value from to 1

Fix Failed - Blocked Download Error in chrome - Unblock File Downloads

Why Download Failed Blocked?. Chrome showing the message ‘Failed – Blocked’ in chrome://downloads/.


  • Open Internet Properties Window using the command ‘inetcpl.cpl’.
  • Go to Security Tab
  • select the Internet Zone and click Custom level to open Security Settings for Internet Zone.
  • Then scroll down to miscellaneous and choose the option Prompt (recommended) for ‘Launching applications and unsafe files’.