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    Testing new new OS-updating procedures in Windows 8




    BRIEFING SESSION

    Testing new new OS-updating procedures in Windows 8




    By Susan Bradley

    Many of Windows 8's changes, such as its tiled start menu, are readily apparent; other changes are far less obvious but arguably more important. Take system updates, for example: changes in Win8 should make it easier and safer to keep the OS secure and up to date.

    The full text of this column is posted at http://windowssecrets.com/briefing-s...-in-Windows-8/ (paid content, opens in a new window/tab).

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    Maybe my memory is incorrect but I thought Defender was being replaced with MSE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LarryinKC View Post
    Maybe my memory is incorrect but I thought Defender was being replaced with MSE.
    Only for Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7, not for Windows 8: Windows Defender

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    Last edited by BruceR; 2012-09-22 at 10:48.

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    Actually, Defender on Windows 8 is MSE. Only the name was changed to protect the innocent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwitalka View Post
    Actually, Defender on Windows 8 is MSE. Only the name was changed to protect the innocent.

    Jerry
    It's not identical. Version numbers are different and Windows Defender integrates with UEFI Secure Boot on Windows 8, but you can't scan a single file via right-click like MSE.

    Bruce

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    Didn't know that. Thanks for the information. Never noticed the lack of Right click scan. I used that feature often in Windows 7 MSE. Fortunately, my installation of Malwarebytes provides thi functionality.

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