Windows® Defender Final Released

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Windows® Defender Final Released

Post by ricktendo64 » Tue Oct 24, 2006 5:07 am

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Windows Defender is a free program that helps protect your computer against pop-ups, slow performance, and security threats caused by spyware and other unwanted software. It features Real-Time Protection, a monitoring system that recommends actions against spyware when it's detected and minimizes interruptions and helps you stay productive. Now with 2 free support incidents for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

Improvements in Windows Defender
• Enhanced performance through a new scanning engine.
• Streamlined, simplified user interface and alerts.
• Improved control over programs on your computer using enhanced Software Explorer.
• Multiple language support with globalization and localization features.
• Protection technologies for all users, whether or not they have administrator rights on the computer.
• Support for assistive technology for individuals who have physical or cognitive difficulties, impairments, and disabilities.
• Support for Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.
• Automatic cleaning according to your settings during regularly scheduled scans.

Version: 1592
Date Published: 10/23/2006
Language: English

Download: Windows® Defender
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Post by Shark007 » Tue Oct 24, 2006 12:02 pm

Thanks for the information, and the link.


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Post by RogueSpear » Tue Oct 24, 2006 2:12 pm

Well they didn't change too much. One the one hand that means making an installer for this still takes about 2 seconds. On the other hand, it sucks so bad that you have to say why bother?

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