Articles tagged: windows defender
It’s tempting to think more is better when it comes to anti-spyware and anti-virus software and firewalls. In reality, too many can cause trouble.
Windows Defender is basically Security Essentials by another name… except for the time when it wasn’t. Defender is included in Windows 8, except if you want to run it offline. MSE is a download. Yes, it’s confusing, but I’ll explain.
Recently statements were made by a Microsoft spokesperson that some interpreted as implying that Microsoft was giving up on Microsoft Security Essentials. I went to the source and asked for clarification.