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Anyone not using Windows Defender?
I've been using Windows Defender as my primary antivirus for quite a while now since it's built in and free, but I know there's a ton of other options out there. For those folks that aren't using defender as their antivirus, is there any reason? I feel like I've got all my bases covered, but I just don't know. -nik SVA @ MS store

04/23/2019

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What's your favorite Windows 10 keyboard shortcut?
What's your favorite or your go-to Windows 10 keyboard shortcut?

04/23/2019

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What can we do to improve your experience with our website
What can we do to improve your experience with the Windows Community website? What would you like to see, read or get more information on?

04/23/2019

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https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/comprehensive-security

Windows Defender Antivirus. Keep your PC safe with trusted antivirus protection built-in to Windows 10. Windows Defender Antivirus delivers comprehensive, ongoing and real-time protection against software threats like viruses, malware and spyware across email, apps, the cloud and the web.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17464

This is because the built-in security of Windows 10 in S mode automatically prevents viruses and other threats from running on your device. In addition, devices running Windows 10 in S mode receive security updates automatically. In previous versions of Windows 10, Windows Security is called Windows Defender Security Center.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat...

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Windows Defender ATP) Windows Defender Antivirus is a built-in antimalware solution that provides next generation protection for desktops, portable computers, and servers. Windows Defender Antivirus includes: Cloud-delivered protection for near-instant detection and blocking of new and emerging ...

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17466

Windows Defender Offline is a powerful offline scanning tool that runs from a trusted environment, without starting your operating system. This topic describes how to use Windows Defender Offline in Windows 10, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/definitions

Windows Defender Antivirus and other Microsoft antimalware solutions provide a way to manually trigger an update. In Windows 10, select Check for updates in the Windows Defender Security Center Protection updates screen to check for the latest definitions.