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Does Windows 8 RP have its own Antivirus or not?

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    I have Avast! Home Edition in all my Windows installations and I like it very much.

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    Covington, La
    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT


    Quote Originally Posted by vahnx View Post
    So Windows Defender is no longer just antispyware but an antivirus program built into windows? Why did they decide to merge MSE with their antispyware?
    MSE was an antivirus merged with their antispyware. It was Windows Defender and a new antivirus in one downloaded package running under the MSE interface. Now they just renamed it to Windows Defender and put it in the OS.

    Jim
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    Posts : 14
    Windows 8.1 64 bit


    Is windows defender all I need to protest my PC? or do I need a second program?

    Tx
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  4. #14


    Posts : 993
    Windows 8 pro Retail


    You NEED a security all in one program, such as Norton 360.
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