Microsoft Defender Showing “Behavior:Win32/Hive.ZY”. Recently many of the people are facing same problem which is basically microsoft windows defender pop’s up massage. If you are facing “Behavior:Win32/Hive.ZY” in windows pc then you don’t need to worried about it. I will tell you that why you should not panic.
This is wrong detection which you are facing. First of all i would like to tell you that it is not a sign of virus or any kind of malware on pc. I know you worried about it because it seems like virus has been entered in my pc.
Error is very irritating because it does not go away. People are facing this massage continuously. Reminder comes after 20 sec and then this cycle repeat itself.
Why windows defender detects “Behavior:Win32/Hive.ZY”
All the issues started with recent update. Latest update became bad for windows defender section. It gives wrong detection data. Basically it detects “Electron-based or Chromium-based applications as malware”.
Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and anything that runs Visual Studio Code counted as “Electron-based or Chromium-based applications. Due to this you are getting Microsoft Defender Massage “Behavior:Win32/Hive.ZY”.
If you are using software like Whatsapp, Discord, Spotify then you will face “Behavior:Win32/Hive.ZY” massage too. Because it is Electron-based or Chromium-based application. Which is counted as virus or malware in windows defender. It is wrong detection so you don’t have to worried about it.
What is the fix for this error ?
- Reinstall your windows
If you want to get fix for Behavior:Win32/Hive.ZY error then you need to reinstall your windows. During installation you have to remember that, you have to install base version. Which means install windows without update. Because i already told you that your are facing Behavior:Win32/Hive.ZY error because of latest update.
So until you get latest fix, you don’t need to update your windows. Run base version until issue resolved by developer.
- Disable new Update
You have to disable or deactivate latest update of windows. Just erase latest windows update. Because latest update creates lots of problem for you. You are getting windows defender detects “Behavior:Win32/Hive.ZY” just because of bad update for windows. So if possible then go back to previous version.
- Wait for next patch
Until latest patched released, You have to wait for it. Developer noticed this issue & they are working on it. Don’t be panic your system is safe from virus.