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Windows 7: defender on, find antivirus(important)

07 May 2012   #1

win7homepremium 64 sp1
defender on, find antivirus(important)

i have defender on but still getting a msg in action center that i need to find an antivirus program. isn't defender my antivirus?
how do i get the defender icon to show up as a notification?

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07 May 2012   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

From Wiki

Windows Defender, formerly known as Microsoft AntiSpyware, is a software product from Microsoft to prevent, remove, and quarantine spyware in Microsoft Windows. It is included and enabled by default in Windows Vista and Windows 7

IT is not one of the most effective or popular apps
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07 May 2012   #3

win7homepremium 64 sp1

i'll be installing MSE.
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07 May 2012   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1

MSE 4 is really good. It integrateds with Internet Explroer 9, so you have a really secure experience. I did testing with those two programs together and they didn't let a single virus pass.
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