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Windows Defender Beta 2

Win2k / WinXP
Windows Defender is a free program that helps protect your computer against pop-ups, slow performance, and security threats caused by spyware and other unwanted software.

It features Real-Time Protection, a monitoring system that recommends actions against spyware when it's detected, and a new streamlined interface that minimizes interruptions and helps you stay productive.
Free Download
Windows Defender Beta 2Filesize: 6.40 MB

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License type Freeware1
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Date added 14 Feb 2006
Downloads 3,424
File size 6.40 MB (<1min @ 1Mbps)
Operating systems Win2k / WinXP1

1License and operating system information is based on latest version of the software.

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Windows Defender Beta 2

take away its realtime protection and its as good as dead. the scanner never reveals anything on a quick scan and a full scan takes a decade to complete. i used it for six months and my browser got hijacked aswell as other malware that defender failed to detect. and when i scanned after infection it failed to pick anything up. i would try spybot . it has realtime protection but its best feature is its scanner with is very useful at detection and elimination..

Windows Defender Beta 2

Not so crazy about this software, it is free, but it never seems to catch anything.