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Old 9th April 2010   #1
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Windows Defender vs. Microsoft Security Essentials


What is the difference between Windows Defender and Microsoft Security Essentials? Should I run both?

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Everything you ever wanted to know, and probably more , is on this Microsoft Answers page.

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Thanks Miz, I have been looking for these answers.
Thanks again.

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You're welcome.

I will add that I switched from AVG free to Security Essentials and I'm happy with it. It's not a resource hog, it updates smoothly...and quietly...and starts ups/shut downs are much faster.

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Exactly what I did, went from AVG free to MSE.
I had some questions about malware, trojans etc. Now I don't.

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