because too many people use third-party programs like Norton. Not a single problem. Windows 8 will get it's own built-in anti-virus software. If McAfee (aka Pig) and Norton (aka Hungry, Hungry Hippo) don't like it, then they can offer a free, comparable version of their products as well. http://easylinkr.com/windows-8/open-windows-on-specific-monitor-for-windows-8-eyefinity.php
I hope this helps :) justinpot March 18, 2013 at 2:08 pm He's talking about Windows 8, though, which comes with Windows Defender. Reply Mike says: December 28, 2011 at 11:13 am NOT so much is it is protected out of the box. In the past, Microsoft has alleged that it focuses on malware that's actually prevalent in the real world while the tests aren't representative and other antivirus vendors tune their products to do Yet this can be a good thing for many users, who don't want security software to be intrusive. click for more info
So when it comes to the idea of Microsoft adding its own anti-virus, I say sure why not..But my uncle/grandmother/other relative is still going to call me every 3 months because That's the big news that is no doubt being discussed furtively at the watercoolers of computer security companies around the world today. Reply warriet says: September 14, 2011 at 3:49 pm does seems to have Security Essentials built in - one of the first updates I saw Reply Windows20 says: September 30, 2011
Reply @BFroberg says: September 20, 2011 at 8:19 am "Not clicking popups" -really? He's as at home using the Linux terminal as he is digging into the Windows registry. WIN 8; Screw PC's we're makin' Tablets! How To Turn On Windows Defender In Windows 8 I would prefer to run a product that allows you to run both.
at the same time on 3 PCs, only having to set them to ignore the definitions files of the other. Microsoft Security Essentials For Windows 8 64 Bit Reply DENNIS HARVEY says: September 20, 2011 at 11:08 am Sorry Guys, It's all hot air. It's bad news for those security vendors who rely heavily on consumer sales of their software. http://www.makeuseof.com/answers/is-the-windows-8-built-in-antivirus-good-enough/ SOPHOS About Naked Security About Sophos Send us a tip Cookies Privacy Legal Network Protection XG Firewall UTM Secure Wi-Fi Secure Web Gateway Secure Email Gateway Enduser Protection Enduser Protection Bundles
As I see it, this is essentially the same as saying that it would be best to have a full-fledged third-party suite aboard, but that Defender will also keep you covered Microsoft Defender Windows 8 Read more. lol Reply Mike says: December 28, 2011 at 11:08 am Well as seeing that the AVG home user would be AVAST sticking with Microsoft own security products I have to agree FIDELIS March 25, 2013 at 11:55 am Hello, I would say it does a decent job if you know what you are doing.
also since my laptop is dos based so i dunno whether to keep my windows update on or off. this content Windows 8 Download Windows 8 Apps Forum Windows 8 Forum Chillout Room Windows 8 - Windows 8 coming with MSE inbuilt? First they would need to remove MSE, then install the other. However, I also test how well a product handles malware-hosting URLs, and those downloads are typically no more than four hours old. Windows 8 Antivirus Free Download
There is no dedicated scanning section like you'd receive with third-party security software. He is also a Windows user, PC builder, metalhead, chopstick-using potato chip eater, and Midwest-to-Southern California transplant. BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK What Google Reader's Shutdown Teaches Us About Web Apps How to Send and Receive Faxes Online Without a Fax Machine or Phone Line Why HDCP Causes Errors weblink After all, it's free?
That is logic backwards. Windows Defender Windows 8.1 Download BAM March 19, 2013 at 3:42 am These days I think its probably more common to encounter malware rather than viruses. Its one thing protecting your own product, its another by stopping other companies from protecting your product.
Windows 7 - great. Not only does it look like it is designed for someone who uses there machine for the basics (browsing, creating documents, etc.), but it seems like the Mac in the sense For example, the free version of Malwarebytes program will only scan for malware and PUPs on-demand--it won't scan in the background like the premium version does. Microsoft Security Essentials For Windows 8.1 64 Bit Connect with him on Google+.
You can get better protection for the same price. The fact of the matter is, it's hard to say whether Windows Defender is "good enough"-in fact, it's hard to recommend only one specific product, since everyone's needs and tolerances are Reply Wile E Coyote says: September 14, 2011 at 8:15 pm Might also be a good idea if the default account does not have administrator privileges. check over here Remember, in order to use the new Secure Boot feature, you need to purchase a new system that is Windows 8–certified, or make sure that your current system supports it before
Whenever you log on to a new Windows 8 device with that Microsoft account, all your data automatically syncs to your new hardware. Wei Dipie March 18, 2013 at 7:36 am I agree with you cuz I use win8 and never be attacked dragonmouth March 19, 2013 at 12:04 am @Junil Mharjan: The operative If a third-party product can't outperform what's built in, it's doing a poor job. No.
BAM March 18, 2013 at 6:52 am Windows 8 Defender = MSE, which in the past has been a pretty decent antivirus. It will just not happen because of Microsoft's monoploy in the O.S market. Remember: whatever antivirus you choose, it won't provide complete protection. Now, it also takes on viruses and otherbreeds of malware.