Windows Defender - Windows 8 Developer Preview

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by iravgupta, Sep 13, 2011.

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  1. iravgupta
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    Posting screenshots -
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  2. iravgupta
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    Looks like Defender is the new MSE. Sadly the option to limit real-time scanning to 'Monitor incoming files only' has been removed.
  3. Ibrad
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    Interesting it now has AntivirusVirus Defs?
  4. m00nbl00d
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    It appears that Network Inspection System and behavior monitoring is also gone.
  5. Hungry Man
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    I'm going to install the dev version.
  6. funkydude
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    Windows Defender becomes what it always wanted to be :thumb:

    Had some issues getting the ISO on my thumb, installing it on an old laptop now. If it goes well I'll consider it for my main machine.
  7. ziaul
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    Please add some more screenshots.

    Thanks,
    Ziaul
  8. Hungry Man
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    Ugh I guess I should make a system image first...

    lost my external though.
  9. m00nbl00d
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    Could you test if you can install MSE on top of Windows Defender? :D
  10. Hungry Man
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    Test Sandboxie :D

    EDIT: Eh, screw it! I'm not backing up haha
  11. funkydude
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    Just noticed this screen during install:

    "Help protect your PC from unsafe content, files, and websites"

    Use Windows SmartScreen Filter to check files and apps with Microsoft: Default:On

    So it's like some kind of cloud reputation for files already on your machine.
  12. Hungry Man
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    Wow.... I was seriously hoping they would apply that...
  13. funkydude
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    Posting this on IE10 with spellcheck :D

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  14. jmonge
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  15. Hungry Man
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    Haha, and how many people will simply turn it all off? That's the main issue here.
  16. funkydude
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    m00n, I believe the network feature has been integrated into Windows, see the bottom of this screenshot:

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  17. m00nbl00d
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    Network Access Protection is unrelated with Network Inspection System. NAP is already present in Windows 7 (not sure about Windows Vista).

    NAP is usefull within a network. It basically checks if the computers are up to date and all that stuff and if they aren't, then they will have restricted access.
  18. funkydude
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    Ah, my mistake sorry.
  19. Hungry Man
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    Well in an hour or so I'll let you guys know how Sandboxie 64bit runs... I'm not too hopeful! haha
  20. Noob
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    Screenies of the desktop? :D
  21. Hungry Man
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    I'll do a full feature list =p

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  22. Cloud
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    I doubt it. Defender was revised to look more like MSE.

    If Defender continues to be built into Windows, it won't replace MSE or include virus definitions...
  23. funkydude
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    m00n, silly me. It's still there, you just can't turn it off:

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    Screenshot disagrees with you.
  24. m00nbl00d
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    Thanks. :thumb:

    And, therefore, so do I. :D
  25. Hungry Man
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    You can't turn off defender?
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