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    • #1876952 Reply

      Da Boss

      Effective with Win10 version 20H1 (gawd, I hope they don’t call it version 2003), Windows Defender will get the new name “Microsoft Defender.” I first
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    • #1876958 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      Where does “Windows Defender” appear in the current version 1903 (apart from SmartScreen and AppGuard, which are apparently unchanged so far in 20H1)?

      Windows 10 Pro Version 2004: Group ASAP (chump/pioneer)

    • #1876960 Reply

      Re-branding. Busy work for what employees are still left, most of those being in Marketing in Bangalore. Argle-Bsrgle. Cupidity. “A rose by any other name…”…yes, like 40-mile marched old feet.

      Complete flummery.

      Win7 Pro SP1 64-bit, Dell Latitude E6330, Intel CORE i5 "Ivy Bridge", Group "Wait for the all-clear", Multiple Air-Gapped backup drives in different locations, "Don't check for updates-Full Manual Mode. ESU 1 yr."
      "...All the people, all the time..." (Peter Ustinov ad-lib from "Logan's Run")

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    • #1876962 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      Microsoft will probably sell Microsoft Defender to Android devices (iOS won’t let a snooping app run).

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    • #1877733 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      This will make it a much better product.


    • #1877739 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      There is a Windows Defender associated with Windows 7 operating system. Will that Windows Defender be renamed?

      There is also an offline Windows Defender. Will that Windows Defender also be renamed?

      G{ot backup} TestBeta
      offline▸ Win7Pro • SP1 • x64 • InUse
      online▸ Win10Pro • 1909.18363.657 • x64 • i5-9400 • RAM8GB • HDD • CanonMG3620 • Firefox74.0b7 • Windows{Defender/SystemImage/RescueDisk/Firewall}
    • #1878406 Reply

      Noel Carboni

      How many realize that Defender started its life as anti-spyware? Now look what it does.


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