Windows 8 Tip o the Day!–Windows Defender All Grown Up


Today’s Tip… by Robert Mitchell!

While Windows Defender has been available for a while (first available with Windows Vista), for a time it was simply an antispyware program.  When Windows 8 released, it carried with it a beefier version of Windows Defender that was a full-fledged antivirus program.

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Its features include (but are not limited to)…

· Real time protection

· Automatic updates for its definitions file

· Integration with IE


Comments (1)

  1. Alastair Campbell says:

    I use Defender, it does generally a good job and is much improved since Windows 7, in my opinion.