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What is the best antivirus software out there?
I always wanted to ask this question since I honestly don't know enough about computers. I always wanted to know if I am wasting my money buying McAfee or is the windows updates enough? Is it harmful to have too many antivirus software on your computer. If one computer has it at home does it effect the others that are on the same network?

07/21/2019

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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

07/21/2019

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Virus proptection
I am using a Lenova desktop at home with the latest Windows versions. I use Windows Defender. When I check the status everything is okay except the virus protection. It has an x and says my virus protection is being handled by me company. This is a personal computer and is no way affiliated with a company. How do I enable virus protection? Thanks Stan

07/21/2019

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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/14210

Windows Defender for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows 10 provides built-in protection against malware. You can't use Microsoft Security Essentials, but you don't need to—Windows Defender is already included and ready to go.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5201

Before installing Microsoft Security Essentials, we recommend that you uninstall other antivirus software already running on your PC. Running more than one antivirus program at the same time can potentially cause conflicts that affect PC performance.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/18900

Windows comes with built-in antivirus software, but you can also try any of the Windows-compatible antivirus providers that are listed on this page.

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-security/antivirus/34f...

Windows inbuilt Defender Antivirus is top of the notch antivirus. You don't require a third party antivirus now with Defender coming into picture. All top experts of Windows agree on this fact. This also gets regular and frequent updates on par with any other reputed antivirus.