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Windows 7: what is the difference between win defender and win firewall

21 Feb 2013   #1
quiclslvr

win 7
 
 
what is the difference between win defender and win firewall

what are the major differences between windows defender and windows firewall?


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21 Feb 2013   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10074
 
 

The major difference is that these programs do not provide the same function as the other. The links below will help give you more details about each.

Windows Defender = malware scanner

Windows Firewall = network firewall

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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22 Feb 2013   #3
quiclslvr

win 7
 
 

thanks
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
The major difference is that these programs do not provide the same function as the other. The links below will help give you more details about each.

Windows Defender = malware scanner

Windows Firewall = network firewall

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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22 Feb 2013   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10074
 
 

You're most welcome.
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