Windows Defender - effective?

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by kof, Jan 8, 2007.

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  1. kof

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    Just a simple question.
     
  2. jlo

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    Well don't know really. Sometimes if I have disabled my Antivir and have found a Zlob on the net and am downloading it to zip it up (To submit to Jotti scanner etc) I have seen windows pipe up and detect, but not that often so I would no way rely on it.

    But since its free, occasionally pops up if there has been a new program added to your start up I have kept it running in the background.

    I have only just found this out. If anyone does come across malware that should be added to Windows Defender then there submission address is windefend@submit.microsoft.com

    Took me an age to find that address out!!

    Cheers

    Jlo
     
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    My roommate runs Windows Defender alongside NOD32, she swears by it, she especially likes the real time monitoring features. It also offers protection for Internet Explorer.
     
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    Thank you. :thumb:
     
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