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Windows 7: MSE vs Defender

03 Aug 2010   #11
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Hi, OppfinnarJocke.

Correct, MSE is an antivirus software program that also includes anti-spyware detection (Windows Defender). You can uninstall Avast.


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05 Aug 2010   #12
sandeep108

Windows 7 x64
 
 

If Defender is somehow not active (I have avast installed) how to activate it? Through windows programs/features?
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05 Aug 2010   #13
AussieGuy92

 
 

go into control pannel and click on the defender icon(use classic view in control pannel)and turn off update and realtime protection and if you want it on then just turn on real time protection and make sure the option to check for updates it turned one.

hope this helps you.

-Andrew
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05 Aug 2010   #14
sandeep108

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Thanks, because I could not see the shortcut in normal control panel views.
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