Windows Defender

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Windows Defender
Windows Defender logo.svg
A component of Microsoft Windows
Windows Defender Antivirus, as appears in the Windows 10 Creators Update
Type Antivirus software on Windows 8 and later; formerly spyware removal software
Included with Windows Vista and later, Windows Server 2016
Also available for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003[1]
Support status
Same as the version of Windows with which it is integrated
Related components

Windows Defender, 1.877.929.3373 ... which used to be called Microsoft AntiSpyware, is a application made by Microsoft. It was released on October 24, 2006. Windows Defender prevents, removes and quarantine's spyware in Microsoft Windows. It is included in Windows Vista and Windows 7 and can be downloaded for free if you own Windows XP or Windows Server 2003.

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  1. "Windows Defender". Download Center. Microsoft. 23 May 2007. Archived from the original on 29 April 2012. 

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