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Microsoft Windows Defender review

Anti-spyware stalwart starting to show signs of neglect

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"It may be free but detection capabilities are sub-standard"
For
  • <p>The price is right</p><p>Decent and simple scheduling tools</p>
Against
  • <p>Ineffective at its core job</p><p>Installation quirks</p>

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